95% Blacks Say Feds Should Provide Jobs

Washington Examiner, November 6, 2012

Providing an 11th hour clue to how blacks will vote on the presidential stage, 95 percent of African Americans believe that the federal government should be the nation’s jobs creator, according to a last-minute battleground poll.

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People released their poll on Election Day to show that jobs, and blacks’ preference for a “national jobs program,” is the number one issue. Next, but way down the list of importance, was education at 23 percent and health care at 22 percent.


“Creation of a national jobs program is essential to winning the African American vote,” said the NAACP. While 60 percent put jobs and the economy at the top of their issues list, the NAACP said that “95% of all respondents believe the federal government should be engaging in job creation opportunities for all Americans.”


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  • Bigwhiskeysam

    So, are they saying that if they were employed by the feds they’d actually show up for work? Not holding my breath.

  • Herman

    It just show the mindset of those people.

    And this is suppose to happen from a government 16 trillion in debt?

    And Obama now has 4 more years to add to that 16 trillion debt.

  • Puggg

    Of course.  Who else would hire them but an institution who can only get money from legalized armed robbery (taxation)?

  • America First

    They really do not want jobs; they want “stuff.”

  • Michael_C_Scott

    The government “jobs” the “folk” want generally require no skill, training or education and really just amount to paid daycare for adults.

    The question that must be asked about a massive expansion of government bureaucracy is who will pay for this.  My wife and I won’t work for the next four years; we refuse, and my mother is retired and my daughter is five, so obviously the four of us are not paying for these wannabe government loafers.  Should the feds attempt to borrow more money from China for this?  What happens when China eventually does what we just did and says “no”?

  • Ulick

    The findings are essentially an admission that government must provide because individual blacks and their community are not as adept as others at creating their own jobs.

  • 80% of the civil service jobs in my county are “make-work” jobs for blacks and other brown types.  When is the last time you saw a police chief of a major city that was white?  What a joke.

  • Up to my neck in CA

    1. They can’t compete in the private sector.
    2. They can’t create their own companies or businesses.
    3. They know the guv’mint cheese is easy and free.
    3. The make-work jobs require no real outcome of hard work, just get paid!
    4. They have no concept of economics, America is living on borrowed time and money.
    5. Their Sugar Daddy Obama will continue to provide for their every need on our dime.

    • Triarius

      What I was going to say is already here. Couldn’t agree more. A large amount of black people don’t even know where the government gets the money to pay their welfare.

      •  Black people KNOW that the federal government creates money by pulling it out of a magic hat.  Now that the White man is not in control of the hat, everyone will get to benefit from the magic of money out of thin air! 

        • dukem1

           Bunny Money!

  • There already is a massive government agency giving them jobs, it’s called the Post Office. I worked in civil service for many years and I can tell you firsthand the stereotypes of lazy, slow, incompetent, loud, rude, goofing-off blacks has a very high percentage of truth to it.  Meanwhile, the cost of stamps are going up again and the Post Office is awash in red ink. Can’t imagine why.

    • Ulick

      You just described every Post Office I’ve ever gone into in Washington, DC.

    • crystal evans

      One thing is that the majority of those who work at the post office are either veterans or disabled veterans because of veterans preference that gives them either 5 points for being a veteran or 10 points for being a disabled veteran. It is very difficult for a person who is not a veteran to get a permanent job with the post office.

      • IstvanIN

         Then why do the two post-offices I frequent have so many foreign born women employees?  I can always tell when my regular (white) postman is off, the mail gets all wrinkled and smushed.

        • crystal evans

          Many of them are contract workers. They are not regular postal employees. They do not have to be US citizens to work at the post office. 

          • mobilebay

            You’re kidding! They don’t have to be US citizens? Why should I be surprised?

          • Michael_C_Scott

            The USPS hires lots of independant contract workers for the holidays, when the volume of work picks up dramatically and requires extra people to handle it.  Some of the chain bookstores do as well, and for the same reason; forced to make the choice, I would pick Barnes & Noble over the Post Office any day.

        • skara_brae

          All my Christmas cards from the USA arrive opened. From all other countries they arrive just as they were sent. This has been the case since the mid-nineties. 

          • Michael_C_Scott

            This is because people frequently send cash at Christmastime and because the post office hires mostly blacks.  Your mention of the mid-nineties as a start date is telling, because the feds (at Homeland Security) didn’t start getting interested in outgoing mail until after 9/11/2001.

          • The mid-90s start date is telling, and I can tell you exactly the reason why.
            Between 1990 and 1994, congressman Bill Clay, a black Democrat from St. Louis, ran the House Post Office subcommittee, and used that position to ram affirmative action down the throats of the PO big time.

        • I agee. My local office is full of Hindus. Why do we need to import Hindus to work in post offices and 7-11’s?

      • Michael_C_Scott

        I wish it was mostly disabled veterans; at least in an age pof “pick your own MOS”, the servicemen who end up disabled tend to be combat branches, and that means overwhelmingly white.

      • If that were true (which I doubt) then you’d get 50 points for being black. Affirmative Action works for women and minroties too. Happily I never registered as a Vietnem Vet because I was idealistic and thought I should achieve things based on my own merit. It worked for me and I owe it all to me.

  • Nicholai Hel

    Now that big government has taken over whites should try to play the game too. We have strategic thought on our side. If you want to defeat your enemy sing his song. Eat the cheese. Demand jobs too. The sooner the system crashes under its own weight the better.

    • Michael_C_Scott

      Bleed the beast.

  • The__Bobster

    Democrats of every color have long believed that the purpose of gubmint was to provide jobs. In the past, the jobs only went to their cronies. Now they go the the darkies.

    And it’s so easy now to get a Zulu hired because civil service tests can no longer be used.

    • You know who scrapped those, of course.

      Ronald Wilson Reagan, in 1986.

      • Michael_C_Scott

        Was he ruling by decree at the time, or did he have a lot of help from Congress?

  • 95% Blacks Say Feds Should Provide PAYCHECKS

    There fixed that little typo.

  • I’d wager 95% of Africans (I’m done referring to them as black) feel that the government should supply them with everything.

  • Gotsumpnferya

    They want the jobs/checks/status without the work or education involved in acquiring it.

    The typical mentality exhibited by the entitlement sector.

    • GM (Australia)

      I assume that they would be more than happy to enter the paid workforce by doing all the humiliating jobs such as cleaning public toilets and sweeping the streets, if they do that well  then give them promotion to removing graffiti. Then if they show promise let them apply for all other public sector jobs based on merit and ability.

  • Why is this surprising to anyone? It also begs the question: If Republicans believe in smaller government, then why are they trying to court Bantus, who have more faith in government than a saint has in Christ? It’s self-defeating.

    So the NAACP wants a “national jobs program’? Then what in the samhill is the federal Job Corps? That’s a jobs program.

  • MerlinV

    The black man wants everything the White man has made (including his women) but without the White man.

    • Michael_C_Scott

      Rather like the way Mexicans want to pretend they’re “Americans”.

      Don’t we call this “identity theft”?

  • crystal evans

    My husband works for the federal government and some of the blacks he works with are so incompetent that after years of working, they cannot perform their jobs properly. When they get reprimanded, they scream to the union for help. In fact, some of the union people told him they hate to see some of them coming.

    • debra

      Just a side-note. I was taking a walk in the park last night and the only  screamers were a family of blacks. It happens every time.

      • Try going to a movie in da hood. They think the actors can hear them if they scream loud enough.

  • crystal evans

    I guess the blacks do not realize that most of the jobs that are created are created by small businesses.

  • The blacks essentially see education as a jobs progrma, providing work to thousands of Black teachers. They could care less about learning. That’s why they oppose giving their children better(read: white) teachers.

  • Aj

    Just buy them off with welfare checks–no more jobs. It is those pensions, public sector unions and class action “discrimination” lawsuits by black government employees (or wannabe employees (FDNY) that are economically backbreaking. (See California)

  • Up to my neck in CA

    The fine young entrepreneurs of Oakland already have a profession.

    Oakland police say a news cameraman was punched and robbed during a live broadcast outside Oakland Technical high school in the latest robbery targeting the Bay Area media.”http://www.mediabistro.com/tvspy/kpix-camerman-beaten-and-robbed-of-his-camera_b68712


  • Lakeview Senior

    Well, here in Chicago Blacks have made out like bandits.  They have most of the jobs whether it is at the Federal, State or City level.  I’d venture to say that other than the Chicago Police and Fire Departmens, Blacks and Hispanics have 90% of the jobs at the City and Cook County levels.  These are very good jobs with many benefits, pensions, healthcare, etc., and of course, jobs where one doesn’t require a lot of work.  Cvil service tests were done away with years ago when Jane Byrne was elected Mayor.  The City of Chicago no longer prints a report for public review of the statistics by race or ethnicity.  That went the way of the ‘dodo’ bird many years ago too.  It would probably even arouse envy in the White Liberals who think Blacks, Latinos, and others have it so bad compared to the White Yuppies who come to Chicago to take the corporate jobs in healthcare, education, etc. 

    The elites have taken over and the average White working class man has no one to turn to now.  The politicians in this town are wedded to the Latinos and Blacks at the hip.  I would hate to be a young, White male in this country right now.

    • debra

      Saw a white man driving my  bus yesterday–I actually did a double-take.

  • Howard W. Campbell

    Since most negroes do not plan ahead, what will they do when the white man runs out of money?
    The Federal Reserve can print money all day long, but sooner or later, other countries will no longer buy our worthless debt. Then our standard of living drops precipitously! Imagine if you cut off all welfare to (Detroit, East St. Louis, Gary,
    etc) tomorrow. The AA world and the welfare state will come to a
    screeching halt. All but 1 – 2% would quickly revert to a post
    apocalyptic world. Rome didn’t necessarily fall off the face of the earth in 476 AD, but Western Europe was plunged into a 1000 year period of decay.

    “Negroes are not discriminated against because of the color of their
    skin. They are discriminated against because they have not anything to
    offer that people want to buy.” (Samuel B Fuller – 1963 interview with US News & World Report)

    • StillModerated

      They’ll do Satan’s work. Rob, Kill and Destroy.

    • Howard, this may be a dumb question, but who is/was Samuel B. Fuller?

      • Michael_C_Scott

        Fuller was a black American entrepeneur from Louisiana who founded Fuller Products, which sold scrubbing brushes, soap, other cleaning supplies and cosmetics door-to-door.  He was also a Republican, if I recall correctly.

        Ever hear of the “Fuller Brush Man”?

      • America First

         Samuel B. Fuller was a black entrepreneur, at one time the richest black in America, and a staunch capitalist and active Republican.  After he made that comment, blacks boycotted his businesses (mostly selling cosmetics).

  • I was a federal contractor in San Francisco.  The reason why these ‘people’ want the fed’s to provide jobs is because federal workers don’t work -that is why they hired us.  The only real way to create jobs is let capitalism do its job but that requires personal responsiblity which is a curse phrase for blacks.

    • Michael_C_Scott

      One problem with agencies using contractors is that due to “setasides”, many of the companies that provide contracting services have to be owned and staffed by the same lazy Incompetoids as in the government agencies themselves.

      • Aj

        I always thought that “setasides” for minority contractors were just away for contractors to be forced to hire a black “partner” for his business to get gigs. I have never seen or met a single black man that owned a construction business but yet there are quotas requiring municipalities hire minority contractors so someone must be getting these jobs.

  • Ciccio

     They already have a program to provide jobs to otherwise unemployable  blacks. It is called government.

    • StillModerated

      I thought it was prison!

      • Michael_C_Scott

        The White House.

  • More spurious reasoning, the NAACP never said State only  employment it said “jobs progams” like the employ a vet etc, you guys sound desperate like that “Obama is gay” article.