Black Chamber of Congress CEO has tough words for Obama
Harry C. Alford disappointed in president's economic philosophy
- Duration 7:05
- Date Feb 26, 2013
Harry C. Alford disappointed in president's economic philosophy
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They -- once a supporter of President Obama but not anymore and my next -- is not mincing words when it comes to his critique.
Of the commander in chief now here's the back story late last week after National Press Club conference on gun control.
Our friends over the daily caller caught up with -- out for the president and CEO of the national black chamber of commerce.
And I asked him what he thought about President Obama and his policies here is part of his response.
You have -- clue he's never had a business he's never had a real job he doesn't understand how all works.
Who as you know I don't really support him -- well.
And he knows it.
And that's a bachelor runner.
Thank you look at these bad and I supported them Vodafone first time around I had hopes because he was black.
Shame on -- he is not and Smith he does not believe in capitalism the way American our founding fathers did.
He is very social and it's been borderline it.
Legitimate out of public display is may just heard from Howard Harry -- as a co-founder president and CEO of the national black chamber of commerce are good to see -- welcome back.
No thanks for being -- charm please I have a woman to be -- what we're glad to have you and actually have a discussion we'll fireworks at the beginning of the program but.
But let me asking actually sits on the call my attention before we get to Obama Biden voted for him the first time around I had hoped -- cause he was black shame on me what do you mean by that's our.
We weird and it's such hopes that finally that black leader came around.
And that he was tall and handsome.
-- good speaks so eloquently.
And he was -- doesn't take us to a new level.
Look at a blinded by that we've been African American community basically and many others.
Hispanics in those.
It didn't turn out that way you know it's just like -- -- Roberta -- from killing me softly.
Yeah it is still lower than sweet talks -- -- depth if we don't watch it.
But I like the song but I don't like the way this is turned out the president's been scaring people lot demagoguing about the economy.
Here's my fear.
Fifty million Americans on food stamps we gotten one in six Americans in poverty.
We've got six trillion in new Obama debt.
Now the economy is contracting.
What does he done wrong because he said he would fix all that.
He hasn't done anything to fix -- he's been ignored it.
He's spending spending spending that's the problem spending you also text text tax.
Yet the irony of it is -- -- he.
Dogs successful people.
He says they're bad -- able.
But yet he's recording on his knees are rich become give him some money so that he can use it for whatever reason I don't know he's termed out I don't know what he's planning for us.
What what when you look at demographics that I know will probably spend too much time in this country breaking things down demographically we're all Americans but.
If you look at that.
African American community voted -- him by 85 plus percent huge numbers.
When you look and break -- demographics.
It's the young people in this country that voted for him in a majority of numbers African Americans minorities that seem to be the hurt the most by its policies.
I clearly why that would they vote for.
And they even know -- Ben jealous of the NAACP.
Admitted it on Meet the Press we all know is misery.
But it's something like what we've got a bad guy and a family but we're gonna reject him because these friendly.
We we've got to wake up slap ourselves and wake up this is America.
And everybody's involved in this sort of our children are hurting.
It's our responsibility to find someone who understands that pain feels -- like Bill Clinton would say.
-- -- -- -- -- these -- big hit by the start finish your thought touchy issues all out of that thing with a smile.
You know he said he is not Adam Smith doesn't believe in capitalism the way our founders did -- And he's very social and becoming borderline.
Trust that it.
To my advisors including my wife -- should never say that but why it's why do you believe that.
Well it's so anti capitalistic.
This does your vision of -- that to me that says about you also -- distribute wealth.
Take money that was -- we -- in checks but people who struggled and suffered and did bid the price to win that money.
-- big Jewish kid but he looked good to get from them give it to people who don't have to do of thing.
It's it's there will of the state to oversee every one.
And from the unions -- eventually employees.
And for the CEOs just sit and be quiet.
While we take -- we -- and then -- arrest.
Two each according to -- need from each according to his ability.
You know that the big people that are working now in new York and California the -- over sixty cents of every dollar they make to the government state local federal government it's -- He also said that he doesn't have a clue he's never had a business he's never had a real job.
Why don't you think that the media in this country paid attention to the fact I don't -- -- know what a community organizer is maybe you can help me I don't know whether acorn guy is.
Except you know we see acorn and then what -- involved in the elections.
Why do you think that the media ignores it and gives -- a pass.
I think they're in out of the summaries and I I can't figure out army did -- you say have faith and all the media that they would print the news print the truth but looks like we're -- -- a couple into these.
Could it resembles -- problem the Soviet Union doesn't.
I will say this there is a state run media and democracy I would argue -- cannot function without a diligent.
Media that does its job and we don't have that in the country right now we really don't.
And that -- media mainstream media.
Last thing about President Obama and I just.
Maybe give your thoughts why is it that he gets away with this fear mongering we're gonna cut 85 billion.
At about three point six trillion budget is -- increase the budget 20% -- to -- trying to save.
It is that the country from accumulating more debt how does it why does -- go through this whole fear.
Over just a small caught after dramatic increase of why do you think he's doing that.
It's part of that divide and -- is trying to bait and switch the deal is we -- 3%.
Reduction 3% 2.4.
That's that's peanuts you can do that.
Still some old growth in corporate America the Boston red from Anchorage to budget 2.4 present we -- start dancing.
If -- And all right sir good to see -- -- -- to -- well thank you.