1. Gnostic Christian Bishop

    Revolting middle class. If the rich keep funding war with the lives of the lower clas

    Revolting middle class. If the rich keep funding war with the lives of the lower classes, I wonder when the lower classes will revolt. I would like to think, soonest is best, thanks to the left being too far left of the political spectrum, and the right being too far right. The U. S. needs...
  2. bajisima

    Middle school suicides double as testing intensifies?

    Interesting piece, suspect though its hard to make an exact correlation. The suicide rate among 10- to 14-year-olds doubled between 2007 and 2014 – the same period in which states have increasingly adopted Common Core standards and new, more rigorous high stakes tests. For the first time...
  3. HayJenn

    Who Knew Middle East Talks Could Be So Complicated??

    Donald Trump is reportedly weighing whether to pull out of Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations following a "tense" meeting with White House senior staff and officials in Ramallah, according to London-based Arabic daily al-Hayat on Saturday. The report claimed that Trump is to determine the...
  4. Madeline

    Wal-Marts & Amazon Watched the American Middle Class Die

    Amazon's and Walmart's latest moves confirm death of the middle class - Business Insider
  5. Southern Dad

    Death toll rises in mass overdose in middle Georgia

    Four more losers out of the gene pool. You mess with the drugs, you have to know what you are taking and trust the source.
  6. Madeline

    What Drove Up White, Middle Class Divorce Rates?

    There is probably been more study and handwringing over this statitstic than any other, as to the Decline of the American Family. Religious Reichers blame feminism, abortion rights, no-fault divorce laws, etc. Sociologists blame everything, including the 1969 Moon Landing. Absent abuse or...
  7. Blueneck

    Question about middle eastern headgear

    So Trump wears a yarmulke when he's in Israel but his wife and daughter refuse to wear headscarves in Saudi Arabia. Not sure I understand how the protocol works with the hats. Trump isn't Jewish so he's not obligated to wear anything on his head, is he?
  8. Sprockey

    Trump's Middle East visit: What to expect

    Donald Trump's Middle East visit: What to expect | USA News | Al Jazeera Is this arms sale with Saudi Arabia a good thing??
  9. T

    North Korea offers 'extended middle finger' to Trump

    North Korea successfully launches a longer range missile. Guess they are frightened by all of those there sanctions and that tough talk by our president. Indeed, seeming to mock the president and his obviously hollow threats, North Korea marches on in their missile development. Bravo Mr...
  10. D

    Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin can't guarantee middle class wouldn't pay more under

    Well that's just great that the Treasury Secretary cannot give a definitive answer on how Trump's tax plan will affect the Middle Class and the poor but that it may cost them both some good money. However, with Trump still not releasing his own tax returns it is difficult to know if he would...
  11. HenryPorter

    Tax increases for the middle income taxpayer under Trump's plan

    Trump tax proposal would mostly benefit New York's wealthy: report This comes as no surprise, Trump had no intention of helping average Americans, he effectively exploited bigotry in this country and here we are.
  12. cpicturetaker12

    While no one was looking: US War Footprints grows in Middle East, NO Endgame in Sight

    What a master CLUSTERFUCK! Or how to wage a war with a 'win at all cost' by your CIC! U.S. War Footprint Grows in Middle East, With No Endgame in Sight By BEN HUBBARD and MICHAEL R. GORDONMARCH 29, 2017 Continue reading the main story Civilians in Mosul waited for aid this month. American...
  13. MaryAnne

    Less Educated, Middle Age

    Dying in larger numbers. You guys want to cry,shed a few tears for them. Less-educated middle-age US whites dying younger than others
  14. excalibur

    Britain will ban electronic devices on flights from six Middle Eastern nations ...

    Britain will ban electronic devices on flights from six Middle Eastern nations amid terror threat Britain will ban electronic devices on flights from six Middle Eastern nations amid terror threat
  15. Howey

    Appeals Court Allows FL Middle School LGBT Club

    Good news for children who need to reach out to one another and find out who they really are while discussing bullying, hatred, and homophobia. US appeals court OKs gay-straight club at Lake County middle...
  16. the watchman

    Students Chant 'Build the Wall' at Middle School Cafeteria the Day After the Election

    Middle school students in a Detroit suburb chanted "build the wall" during lunchtime on Wednesday, hours after Donald Trump became president-elect of the United States, according to school officials. The incident in Royal Oak, Michigan, was caught on cellphone video by a student sitting in...
  17. Jen

    Hillary will raise taxes on the Middle Class

    Hear it for yourself. I"m not sure she really meant to tell the truth, but Warren Buffet and those girls behind her seem to be on board with it. https://youtu.be/7ua13_gYQn0 <a href="https://youtu.be/7ua13_gYQn0" target="_blank">https://youtu.be/7ua13_gYQn0
  18. RNG

    The Broken Middle Class

    (Title©Ginger) In a thread a poster said word to the effect that Democratic policy caused the decline of the middle class. Of course virtually immediately another poster said it was the Republicans primarily responsible and I was so tempted to chime in but didn't want to go off-topic so...
  19. thrilling

    Can/Should middle schools teach subjects that many parents don't know how to?

    Dealing with the following subjects. 1: Frustration 2: Rejection 3: Peer Pressure 4: Heart Break 5: Jealousy 6: Feelings of inadequacy 7: All things about sex and what it does to us, not just showing us a Condom. There are countless more subjects that would be so beneficial...
  20. BigLeRoy

    Yes, America, Middle Income Jobs ARE Coming Back

    Apparently, millions of Americans are unaware of this very healthy trend. fortune.com/2016/08/19/middle-income-jobs-post-recession/