Obama and His Enemies: An Hour with Jonathan Alter



From the midterm elections of 2010 to the inauguration of 2013, the nation has seen big milestones–the death of Osama bin Laden, the passage of the Affordable Care Act–as well as major leaks and scandals. This hour, veteran journalist and author Jonathan Alter will reveal the details behind the last few years of President Obama’s successes and failures.


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  • amberdru

    Why does the president put foreign nationals before Americans? T. Willard Fair, president of the Urban League of Greater Miami, Fla.

    “Amnesty for illegal workers is not just a slap in the face to black Americans. It’s an economic disaster,… I see illegal immigration and the adverse impact that it has on the political empowerment of African Americans, and the impact it has on the job market.” – to the Miami Herald 4/26/07

    “Think about it this way: If there’s a young black man in Liberty City, where I live, who’s good with his hands and wants to become a carpenter, which is more likely to help him achieve that goal — amnesty and more immigration, or enforcement and less immigration?

    “Which is more likely to help an ex-convict or recovering addict get hired at an entry-level job and start the climb back to a decent life — amnesty and more immigration, or enforcement and less immigration?

    “Which is more likely to persuade a teenager in the inner city to reject the lure of gang life and instead stick with honest employment — amnesty and more immigration, or enforcement and less immigration?….

    “….The interests of black Americans are clear: No amnesty, no guestworkers, enforce the immigration law.” – from testimony before the Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law Committee on the Judiciary – US House of Representatives, May 9, 2007.

  • Thomas Gilbert

    Amber your questions comes only from a shallow,naive gal like YOU.
    Go educate yourself sista.