Tuesday, November 30, 2010

SELF-DESTRUCTING AMERICA: House clears Indian, black farmer settlements (FRAUD)

House clears Indian, black farmer settlements

In 1997’s Pigford vs. Glickman case, approximately 400 African (hyphen) American farmers sued the US Department of Agriculture claiming racial discrimination from 1983-1997. When the case was settled an estimated 2,000-3,000 claims were expected to be filed with awards reaching $50,000 each.

Today, nearly 92,000 black ‘farmers’ are claiming ‘Pigford’ reparations — 5 times the number of blacks who were operating farms at the time.

The 2007 Agricultural Census shows a total of 39,697 ‘Black or African-American’ farm operators — keep in mind that’s 10 years after the last ‘Pigford’ year. Interesting that the National Black Farmers Association puts their 2007 figures at only 18,000. In short, a minimum of 500% of all ‘Pigford’ black farmers were discriminated against.

To date almost $1 billion has been paid or credited to the black farmers under the settlement’s consent decree. And that’s not enough. As of February 2010, President Obama and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack promised an additional $1.15 billion to cover remaining claims. READ MORE...

Remember what Obama's friend and former appointee Van Jones said?

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