Under Obama the poverty rate has climbed to an astounding 15.5% population. There are over 80 million on one or more of the nine distinct welfare programs chewing up a trillion bucks a year; an increase of 40% under Ofail.
So why aren't blacks upset about cheap labor coming from Mexico in the middle of a depression? Ah, perhaps because the largest single group, 39% of those on government cheese are black despite being only 12% of the general population.
Cato: The American Welfare State
EPA Carbon Crackdown On June 1st
Welfare Statistics Snapshot