Four in five in US face near-poverty, no work

Discussion in 'Too Hot for Swamp Gas' started by diehardgator1, Jul 29, 2013.

  1. diehardgator1
    Offline

    diehardgator1 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 3, 2007
    Messages:
    6,695
    Likes Received:
    134
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Ratings Received:
    +361
    And to think some people still think obama has a clue. Things asre getting worse and worse with no end in sight.

    "Four out of 5 U.S. adults struggle with joblessness, near-poverty or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their lives, a sign of deteriorating economic security and an elusive American dream.

    Survey data exclusive to The Associated Press points to an increasingly globalized U.S. economy, the widening gap between rich and poor, and the loss of good-paying manufacturing jobs as reasons for the trend.

    The findings come as President Obama tries to renew his administration's emphasis on the economy, saying in recent speeches that his highest priority is to "rebuild ladders of opportunity" and reverse income inequality.

    Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/201...overty-no-work/?intcmp=trending#ixzz2aRKPSakK
  2. bposs
    Offline

    bposs Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 3, 2010
    Messages:
    1,537
    Likes Received:
    95
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Ratings Received:
    +293

    reverse income inequality = code for taking more from those hard working and giving to those who don't.
  3. orangeblueorangeblue
    Offline

    orangeblueorangeblue Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2007
    Messages:
    57,052
    Likes Received:
    595
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Ratings Received:
    +2,878
    This is the third thread on this on the front page and not one person has bothered to actually read the article to see what it's about.
  4. rivergator
    Online

    rivergator Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2007
    Messages:
    32,032
    Likes Received:
    388
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Ratings Received:
    +1,911
    I did. Which is why I posted on one of the other threads:

    You know that's talking about over the course of a lifetime, right? Not 'in the past four and a half years."

    Read more: http://www.gatorcountry.com/swampgas/showthread.php?t=267053#ixzz2aRTxrD4w

Share This Page