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Progressives think the state should be all powerful.
America is getting poorer. The U.S. government has just released a bunch of new statistics about poverty in America, and once again this year the news is not good. According to a special report from the U.S. Census Bureau, 46.2 million Americans are now living in poverty. The number of those living in poverty in America has grown by 2.6 million in just the last 12 months, and that is the largest increase that we have ever seen since the U.S. government began calculating poverty figures back in 1959. Not only that, median household income has also fallen once again. In case you are keeping track, that makes three years in a row. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, median household income in the United States dropped 2.3% in 2010 after accounting for inflation. Overall, median household income in the United States has declined by a total of 6.8% once you account for inflation since December 2007. So should we be excited that our incomes are going down and that a record number of Americans slipped into poverty last year? Should we be thrilled that the economic pie is shrinking and that our debt levels are exploding? All of those that claimed that the U.S. economy was recovering and that everything was going to be just fine have some explaining to do.
Back in the year 2000, 11.3% of all Americans were living in poverty. Today, 15.1% of all Americans are living in poverty. The last time the poverty level was this high was back in 1993.
Originally posted by itswhatev
I don't know if you are indeed a US citizen.... But if you are- do yourself a favor and jump the fence. I'm so tired of people bashing the healtcare plan while being unable to offer a legitimate alternative that would do as much GOOD as this plan does. I have a few choice words for you however the rules of this site prevent me from expressing that opinion any further. That is all.
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"If in fact, that it is considered a tax as ruled by the SCOTUS, does that not mean that the Congress should get to vote on it again, since the whole bill was changed due to legalities? ie tax vs commerce ?
(14) Taxpayer The term “taxpayer” means any person subject to any internal revenue tax.
(b) Taxpayer Notwithstanding section 7701 (a)(14), the term “taxpayer” means any person subject to a tax under the applicable revenue law.
Originally posted by seeker1963
reply to post by Jean Paul Zodeaux
Thanks for your reply! Not quite understanding it, but at least you gave me something to look up and figure it out on my own!
I thank you my friend!