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Shame

September 13, 2011

The nation's poverty rate rose last year to 15.1 percent, the highest level in 17 years, according to new data from the Census Bureau.  The agency's latest poverty report, released Tuesday, shows that 46 million people were poor, and that the median income dropped last year by more than two percent to about $49,445.

http://endoftheamericandream.com/archives/no-jobs-no-hope-no-future-27-signs-that-americas-poverty-class-is-rapidly-becoming-larger-than-americas-middle-class

Imprisoned and rich

Consequence of greed

 

http://www.npr.org/2011/09/13/140438725/census-2010-saw-poverty-rate-increase-income-drop

The richest country in the world?  Yes

The developed, civilized country?  No

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