21 Statistics About The Explosive Growth Of Poverty In America That Everyone Should Know

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Did you ever notice how, when government declares “war” on something, we get more of that “something?” Richard (I am not a crook) Nixon declared war on drugs and we got more drugs. Landslide Lyndon Johnson declared war on poverty and we got more poverty. King George the Bushlet declared war on terror…Sigh… — jtl, 419

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21 Statistics About The Explosive Growth Of Poverty In America That Everyone Should Know - Phot by D. Sharon PruittIf the economy is getting better, then why does poverty in America continue to grow so rapidly?  Yes, the stock market has been hitting all-time highs recently, but also the number of Americans living in poverty has now reached a level not seen since the 1960s.  Yes, corporate profits are at levels never seen before, but so is the number of Americans on food stamps.  Yes, housing prices have started to rebound a little bit (especially in wealthy areas), but there are also more than a million public school students in…

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