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More Children Live In Poverty Now Then During 2008 Recession

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posted on Jul, 21 2015 @ 09:07 AM
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The report examined data from several federal agencies ranging from 2008 to 2013 to assess state-by-state trends of 16 factors of children's well-being, including economics, education, health and family and community. It found that one in four children — a total of 18.7 million kids — lived in low-income households in 2013; low-income families were defined as those who use more than 30% of their pre-tax income for housing.

However, the numbers are from 2013, and Speer said the outcome may be different now that the unemployment rate has lowered to 5.3%; it was 7.5% in June 2013.  Speer said more employed parents would naturally lead to fewer impoverished kids, but she doubted it would change the number of children in low-income neighborhoods.

The report also examined racial disparities between children living in low-income households. Black, Hispanic and American Indian children were more than twice as likely to live in poverty than white children, the report said.




posted on Jul, 21 2015 @ 09:12 AM
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It shouldn't be a surprise that underprivileged children are worse off under this administration.

When the popular ethos deems productivity sacrilegious, fewer people are productive.



posted on Jul, 21 2015 @ 09:23 AM
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More Children Live In Poverty Now Then During 2008 Recession

Sadly, the same people that caused the problem in 2008 in the government and private sector hi finance are still in charge.

The biggest welfare bailout by government of a failed financial institution, ever… so far.

Fasten your seat belts, eventually its going to crash again.

Remember, the government didn't bail the people out last time either, just the corporations. In fact they took jobs, pensions, homes and IRAs from the people to compensate for 'bailing out' those corporations.

Thats the problem with endless debt. Like cancer, it doesn't just go away. Sooner or later, we the people are going to have to cut it out.



posted on Jul, 21 2015 @ 10:10 AM
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Looks like the master plan is still intact.




posted on Jul, 21 2015 @ 10:13 AM
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a reply to: greencmp

I see the economic consequences of two(2) major reasons why 1 out of 4 children live under the poverty line:
1) The fact that wages have been purposely depressed and sinking in purchasing power and the national shifting of general wealth from the majority to the top 1% of the population. This trend started in the late '70s.
2) How the Gov't calculates the CPI - the Consumer Price Index. The current formula is out-dated and skewed to give low numbers which EVERY administration has used to falsely "prove their domestic policies are bettering everyday Americans"...it is not true...the Middle Majority are losing more every year.



posted on Jul, 21 2015 @ 10:15 AM
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a reply to: xuenchen

GIVE THEM BREAD AND CIRCUS!!!



posted on Jul, 21 2015 @ 10:23 AM
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To add insult to injury our government spends trillions on defense. We do not know how much is spent on black budgets.

It sickens me. The Psychopaths have no sympathy towards these children.



posted on Jul, 21 2015 @ 10:24 AM
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I understand the need of fiat money in order to facilitate a country of our size and thus the reluctant job of the Federal Reserve system. However, why is it privately owned and why are WE THE PEOPLE paying interest for someone to lend us our own money#!!! The "Fed" needs to be restructured to fit the intent of the U.S. Constitution.



posted on Jul, 21 2015 @ 10:40 AM
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originally posted by: intrptr
a reply to: fshrrex


More Children Live In Poverty Now Then During 2008 Recession

Sadly, the same people that caused the problem in 2008 in the government and private sector hi finance are still in charge.



That's true and the same people who really can't afford to be having more kids are still doing exactly that.
Don't forget Obama brought in thousands from Central America and for what reason nobody ever said.
Really and truly the middle class is getting screwed from the top and the bottom.



posted on Jul, 21 2015 @ 10:41 AM
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originally posted by: fshrrex
a reply to: xuenchen

GIVE THEM BREAD AND CIRCUS!!!


Would you settle for EBT and Showtime?



posted on Jul, 21 2015 @ 10:44 AM
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a reply to: Asktheanimals

I want MY HBO!!!



posted on Jul, 21 2015 @ 11:19 AM
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This what happens when you over pay people/companies and over tax your own people. Gov should be blaming corporations/companies/rich people who should be paid 1 million a year instead of billions a month. Food used to cost $1 or $2. Also the complete ban of farming in your own yard. People would be growing plants to get rid of parasites like Ticks.

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www.inquisitr.com...

guardianlv.com...



posted on Jul, 21 2015 @ 11:26 AM
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originally posted by: Asktheanimals

originally posted by: fshrrex
a reply to: xuenchen

GIVE THEM BREAD AND CIRCUS!!!


Would you settle for EBT and Showtime?


Showtime is pay TV !!!

Can't afford it !!!

Give me the Big3 Free networks !!!




posted on Jul, 21 2015 @ 11:56 AM
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Buy a digital receiver...to get free channels...???



posted on Jul, 21 2015 @ 12:06 PM
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Does it have anything to do with people who are already in chronic generational poverty pounding out a kid every 9 months with no prospects on how to care for them? There ought to be some kind of limit.



posted on Jul, 21 2015 @ 12:33 PM
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Are you Pro-Choice or Pro-Life???



posted on Jul, 21 2015 @ 12:40 PM
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originally posted by: Urantia1111
Does it have anything to do with people who are already in chronic generational poverty pounding out a kid every 9 months with no prospects on how to care for them? There ought to be some kind of limit.


Having another child is some women's idea of getting a raise, seriously.
That is one sure way to continue generational poverty.
Caring for a child means more than feeding, clothing and housing.
Expecting public schools to provide anything like a real education is delusional
Children require an investment of your love, attention and time to become functional adults.
This is often what is lacking in the poorest neighborhoods - not reading to your children, taking them to museums, libraries, concerts and art show. Teaching them skills and crafts to develop fine motor skills and lifelong hobbies.
Tv and video games are not babysitters but tranquilizers.
Most parents of all income levels could do better with the above.



posted on Jul, 21 2015 @ 01:00 PM
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originally posted by: fshrrex
a reply to: xuenchen

Buy a digital receiver...to get free channels...???


ABC, CBS, NBC are all free over the air TV channels.

Even small town areas have local free channel affiliates.

Those 3 have a lock on the majority of viewers for news and TV shows.

In fact, the cable channels have low viewership compared to the Big3 free networks.

Some cable companies don't even charge for the free channels.

Google: "" tv antennas ""



posted on Jul, 21 2015 @ 01:50 PM
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originally posted by: xuenchen

originally posted by: Asktheanimals

originally posted by: fshrrex
a reply to: xuenchen

GIVE THEM BREAD AND CIRCUS!!!


Would you settle for EBT and Showtime?


Showtime is pay TV !!!

Can't afford it !!!

Give me the Big3 Free networks !!!





Yous joking. All them rich folks gots the pay channels, so why shouldn't I. What do you think I am? Poor?

SHADDUP! Your momma's talkin''. I don't care what you eat. Ain't there some bread or somethin'?



posted on Jul, 21 2015 @ 02:40 PM
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originally posted by: fshrrex
www.usatoday.com...

The report examined data from several federal agencies ranging from 2008 to 2013 to assess state-by-state trends of 16 factors of children's well-being, including economics, education, health and family and community. It found that one in four children — a total of 18.7 million kids — lived in low-income households in 2013; low-income families were defined as those who use more than 30% of their pre-tax income for housing.

However, the numbers are from 2013, and Speer said the outcome may be different now that the unemployment rate has lowered to 5.3%; it was 7.5% in June 2013.  Speer said more employed parents would naturally lead to fewer impoverished kids, but she doubted it would change the number of children in low-income neighborhoods.

The report also examined racial disparities between children living in low-income households. Black, Hispanic and American Indian children were more than twice as likely to live in poverty than white children, the report said.



What is poverty exactly? The low income children with cell phones? American Indian children living in subsidized housing and living on food SNAP? Because I want to know exactly what poverty is.



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