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-- yesterday before the break what is the unemployment rate for sixteen to 24 year old kids these days those who have a degree but can't find work.
Well here to help us with that -- cancer former presidential candidate.
Herman Cain he's headed -- campuses all across America to deliver a message to kids.
You've been on the show before you talk about this mission what do you find -- out when you go to the college campuses -- Like.
Got to tell you first of all is very encouraging.
A lot of the college students they realize that their hope and change is just smoke and mirrors.
And there's no confusion about what's on their minds getting a job and they realize that it's -- It's so I get to ask you all questions today.
Which is why I got up so early on -- ask -- this -- first dancer -- share with you first hesitant when we posed about get employment rate for people who get a degree.
The people will get a degree.
Of the people who have bachelor degrees cannot find a job in this economy.
Now he is the interest -- -- about that particular one when I asked business owners and I would noon luncheon.
Do you have jobs they say yes and then when I say -- you holding back on hiring.
Because of the uncertainty and the coming tax would get.
They say absolutely so the jobs -- there and these two young people to be in the not those job all looked at the 3%.
Can't on the job even -- a bachelor's degree -- you -- ask this question.
Yes that of course -- wanna ask you if you look at the unemployment rate.
-- at sixteen to 24 year -- and what is the unemployment rate for that group which includes the college student persons the national unemployment rate.
I'm gonna say C 1114.
Or sixteen -- it grips the bigger number.
Of -- you're absolutely right.
They -- that their unemployment rate -- young people sixteen to 24 is twice that.
Bob the so called national average of eight point 1%.
Little startling number that's great are an interstate -- how about another question.
And then the other question is if you were to consider the four years that most obvious students spent.
Did graduate this year 2002 widow -- how much did the national debt increase while they was betting for four years.
2.2 1000000000004 point six trillion or six point one trillion I'm -- with C again -- for -- Big number.
-- Gretchen you -- brilliant and give you that that go with deceit McCain is absolutely right there at the national debt has exploded.
Why these kids will go and -- them imitates what I'm learning outspoken.
To over a thousand students over the past three weeks we have got to be -- Michigan State University tonight.
And here's what I'm hearing for these students based upon their reaction of what they're telling me telling me directly.
-- -- They are concerned about this economy because they can't find the job and they realize that this economy stalled they were also realize.
That some major changes have got to be made in Washington DC now one of the reasons that we are -- and in on the youth vote and how the students.
Is because if you look at that -- percent of the voters.
That have -- to be the swing vote to determine this election.
Young people aren't going to play a major role and so and so this is why we decided to focus and all of the congress -- your thought about what.
Truth to an end and her and the great thing about your quizzes it it depicts exactly how bad things are for kids in college and you -- to -- out.
Unfortunately though while they may say OK maybe I shouldn't vote for mr.
Obama than they've got these liberal professors and say oh you got to vote for one more time real quick.
Yet -- but these kids a lot smarter than some of the liberal -- they I'm not listening to them.
Our audiences have been getting bigger and bigger the more we've gotten into this tool which is encouraging so that's been very encouraging.
On the campus is that we have been visited and so forth right or McCain have a great time of the college campus and also talk we'll talk again -- -- Banks got.
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