The $50,000 Pigford "Black Farmers settlement" checks scheduled to go out to untold thousands of people--many of whom never farmed a day in their life--as part of an Obama-promoted scheme touted by some advocates as "reparations" have been delayed amid legal squabbling over attorney fees.
The "attempted-to-farmers" are getting restless.
The Pigford scheme remains one of the largest, most blatant frauds in Amercan history. The story has been ignored, for the most part, by the mainstream media--though some journalists, like Fox News' John Stossel and Rick Sanchez, have caught on (see video below).
The mainstream media's silence persists despite proof uncovered by Breitbart News that the original lawsuit on behalf of a few hundred black farmers who suffered discrimination by the USDA was hijacked by lawyers and politicians as a scam to pay tens of thousands of people who claim they "attempted to farm."
As a Senator, Obama pushed a second round of Pigford payments that opened the settlement to even more fraud and as President, Obama signed the Pigford II payments into law.
However, the payments for Pigford have yet to go out, partly due to problems with the payment of tens of millions of dollars in attorneys' fees.
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