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    Re: Most of America’s rich think the poor have it easy

    Quote Originally Posted by Fenton View Post
    Geeezz.. more of this nonsense

    Us vs them, rich vs poor, 1 percent vs the 99 percent.

    Its all bull ****.

    Purposely divisive leftist perpetuatjions to push an agenda built on envy, and the false narrative of " disparity ".

    All because they have absolutely nothing substantial to run on. Their policies can't stand on their own merits so they invent these class struggles.

    Trying to rope in the useful idiots who actually think Government should be the final arbiter of whats " fair " and " equitable ".
    I'm sorry the 1% do a very poor job of being sympathetic.
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    Re: Most of America’s rich think the poor have it easy

    Quote Originally Posted by Born Free View Post
    I said for some living off the tax payer is living the dream. That would be more than one.

    I guess I could ask you how many are living on food stamps, living in section 8 housing, living on welfare, living on state subsidies, state aid like housing etc etc. And then ask how many have been doing it for years.
    You could ask but I do not have those numbers.
    But I will provide some other information for you to review.
    Child poverty in the U.S. is among the worst in the developed world - The Washington Post

    The United States ranks near the bottom of the pack of wealthy nations on a measure of child poverty, according to a new report from UNICEF. Nearly one third of U.S. children live in households with an income below 60 percent of the national median income in 2008 - about $31,000 annually.

    In the richest nation in the world, one in three kids live in poverty. Let that sink in.

    The UNICEF report pegs the poverty definition to the 2008 median to account for the decline in income since then - incomes fell after the great recession, so measuring this way is an attempt to assess current poverty relative to how things stood before the downturn.

    With 32.2 percent of children living below this line, the U.S. ranks 36th out of the 41 wealthy countries included in the UNICEF report. By contrast, only 5.3 percent of Norwegian kids currently meet this definition of poverty.
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    Hillary is the only defense I or anyone else needs.
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    Re: Most of America’s rich think the poor have it easy

    Quote Originally Posted by JANFU View Post
    You could ask but I do not have those numbers.
    But I will provide some other information for you to review.
    Child poverty in the U.S. is among the worst in the developed world - The Washington Post

    The United States ranks near the bottom of the pack of wealthy nations on a measure of child poverty, according to a new report from UNICEF. Nearly one third of U.S. children live in households with an income below 60 percent of the national median income in 2008 - about $31,000 annually.

    In the richest nation in the world, one in three kids live in poverty. Let that sink in.

    The UNICEF report pegs the poverty definition to the 2008 median to account for the decline in income since then - incomes fell after the great recession, so measuring this way is an attempt to assess current poverty relative to how things stood before the downturn.

    With 32.2 percent of children living below this line, the U.S. ranks 36th out of the 41 wealthy countries included in the UNICEF report. By contrast, only 5.3 percent of Norwegian kids currently meet this definition of poverty.
    Why would you suspect that is?
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    Re: Most of America’s rich think the poor have it easy

    Quote Originally Posted by Born Free View Post
    Why would you suspect that is?
    Well it is not because the majority want to be poor.
    Why do you think it is?
    We have a similar problem with poverty in Canada.
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    Re: Most of America’s rich think the poor have it easy

    Quote Originally Posted by JANFU View Post
    Well it is not because the majority want to be poor.
    Why do you think it is?
    We have a similar problem with poverty in Canada.
    I am sure their are experts on the subject. Without any knowledge on the subject, I would guess however, it is our culture.
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    Re: Most of America’s rich think the poor have it easy

    Quote Originally Posted by JANFU View Post
    Most of America’s rich think the poor have it easy - The Washington Post
    Most of America's richest think poor people have it easy in this country, according to a new report released by the Pew Research Center. The center surveyed a nationally representative group of people this past fall, and found that the majority of the country's most financially secure citizens (54 percent at the very top, and 57 percent just below) believe the "poor have it easy because they can get government benefits without doing anything in return." America's least financially secure, meanwhile, vehemently disagree — nearly 70 percent say the poor have hard lives because the benefits "don't go far enough." Nationally, the population is almost evenly split.

    Link to the report.
    The Politics of Financial Insecurity | Pew Research Center for the People and the Press
    I suspect living paycheck to paycheck is very stressful. If something like a person's car breaks down and they can't afford to get it fixed, that alone could cost them their job which furthers the stress. I don't think they have it easy by any stretch of the imagination.

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    Re: Most of America’s rich think the poor have it easy

    Quote Originally Posted by JANFU View Post
    You could ask but I do not have those numbers.
    But I will provide some other information for you to review.
    Child poverty in the U.S. is among the worst in the developed world - The Washington Post

    The United States ranks near the bottom of the pack of wealthy nations on a measure of child poverty, according to a new report from UNICEF. Nearly one third of U.S. children live in households with an income below 60 percent of the national median income in 2008 - about $31,000 annually.

    In the richest nation in the world, one in three kids live in poverty. Let that sink in.

    The UNICEF report pegs the poverty definition to the 2008 median to account for the decline in income since then - incomes fell after the great recession, so measuring this way is an attempt to assess current poverty relative to how things stood before the downturn.

    With 32.2 percent of children living below this line, the U.S. ranks 36th out of the 41 wealthy countries included in the UNICEF report. By contrast, only 5.3 percent of Norwegian kids currently meet this definition of poverty.
    And California leads the nation in the number of children living in Poverty! Why isn't Pelosi doing something for the poor in her State instead of being on the bandwagon shouting that the gas tax should be raised so she has more money to spend on what she wants, which isn't hungry children? Typical politician lying out of both sides of her mouth!

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    Re: Most of America’s rich think the poor have it easy

    Quote Originally Posted by rabbitcaebannog View Post
    I suspect living paycheck to paycheck is very stressful. If something like a person's car breaks down and they can't afford to get it fixed, that alone could cost them their job which furthers the stress. I don't think they have it easy by any stretch of the imagination.
    I suspect you are correct. did you ever see those "payday loans" commercials?
    They have these happy people saying " my daughter's birthday comes in the middle of the week" -
    like a birthday party is why one would need to pay usurious interest rates.

    They never show the poor schmuck making $10/hr talking to a bill collector.. I wonder why?

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    Re: Most of America’s rich think the poor have it easy

    Quote Originally Posted by Born Free View Post
    I am sure their are experts on the subject. Without any knowledge on the subject, I would guess however, it is our culture.
    Not the culture.
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    Re: Most of America’s rich think the poor have it easy

    Quote Originally Posted by JANFU View Post
    Not the culture.
    OK then you must have an answer if it's not the culture.
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