Researching Obama’s ‘work’ in Congress I came across this bill which if a “white” Senator had written and said for “low-income White American students”, you would have heard the outrage from coast to coast! Where were the Op-Eds, blogs or media storms regarding the racial tone of this Bill? Can you say double-standard.
S.1513 : A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to authorize grant programs to enhance the access of low-income African-American students to higher education. Sponsor: Sen Obama, Barack [IL] (introduced 5/24/2007) Cosponsors (None) Committees: Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Latest Major Action: 5/24/2007 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions*.
BTW not much work done by the Messiah but he sure did use a lot of paper for truly worthwhile causes, such as making sure released convicts don’t have any contact with gangs.