1. S

    H.R. 582, to increase the minimum wage rate.

    H.R. 582, “Raise the wage act” is a good bill, but opponents of the bill will refrain from mentioning the minimum hourly rate will not be $15 until 7th year after the bill's passage. In the likely case that it's not passed through and added to our federal statutes, I urge U.S. Congressional...
  2. cpicturetaker12

    EXTREME POVERTY #'s changed by TRUMP ADMI from 18.5MIL to 250K using RW Heritage #

    POVERTY! Don't like the #'s, use ALTERNATIVE 'FACTS'. I can tell you MOST of America is in no way sharing in the current "booming economy". Foreign Policy magazine using UN #'s that were published. TRUMP DIDN'T LIKE THE #S, so he used Heritages #'s, 18.25 MILLION down to 250,000. I'm...
  3. 5 stringer

    FBI hsitory with Southern Poverty Law Center Uncovered

    This isn't really anything more than a FYI thread. I found it very informative. Politics | Breaking Political News, Headlines & Opinion | Fox News
  4. Ian Jeffrey

    Congressmen sleeping in offices cry poverty

    Congressmen sleeping in offices cry poverty WASHINGTON — These Congress members are sleeping on the job — and defending their right to do it. Crying poverty amid decade-long stagnant salaries and Washington’s steep cost of living, an increasing number of House lawmakers have turned into...
  5. L

    Alabama has the worst poverty in the developed world, u.n. Official says

    BY CARLOS BALLESTEROS ON 12/10/17 AT 10:21 AM Updated | A United Nations official investigating poverty in the United States was shocked at the level of environmental degradation in some areas of rural Alabama, saying he had never seen anything like it in the developed world. "I think it's...
  6. L

    California Leads the Nation in Poverty

    California is digging a hole. Why is liberal California the poverty capital of America? - LA Times
  7. Macduff

    America can’t fix poverty until it stops hating poor people

    America can't fix poverty until it stops hating poor people - AEI A lot of times, peoples' circumstances are because they made bad decisions. But not always. And unending scorn is not Christian and solves nothing.
  8. MaryAnne

    Southern States And High Poverty.

    They go right ahead, choosing to live in poverty,electing the Jeff Sessions,Roy Moore's and all the rest. It's a Fact: Republican Run Red States Have America's Highest Poverty Rates
  9. Goofball

    Median income of middle class HIGHEST ON RECORD! Poverty down!

    Nice job, President Trump. Working hard for the poor and middle class...
  10. Spookycolt

    Deion Sanders, Koch brothers commit $21 million to fight poverty

    How about that, the Koch brothers dropping a ton of money to fight poverty. Let's see how the left will demonize them for this one. https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2017/06/24/deion-sanders-koch-brothers-team-up-fight-against-poverty/426262001/
  11. Two If By Tea

    Poverty In America More White Yet See Lazy Black Folks

    When we think of deep poverty the vision that first pops up is the inner city or "ghetto" in big cities like Chicago or New York etc and usually its peoples of brown skin and crime ridden. Well some of worst perhaps the most gut wretching poverty in America can be found in the Appalachia...
  12. libertariat720

    The Fall of the Southern Poverty Law Center

    Interesting little factoid I had not seen anywhere else. The SPLC has always been a left wing propaganda organizsation to me, so not surprised. The fall of the Southern Poverty Law Center - Hoystory.com Report buried Trump-related ?hate crimes? against white kids | New York Post...
  13. libertariat720

    The War on Poverty has been a Complete and Utter Failure

    The War on Poverty 50 Years Later Quite an extensive look at the WOP, in its 50th anniversary. $22 Trillion folks, three times more than has been spent on every single military war since the Founding. The feds haven't been doing it right. They tried to fight poverty and ended up with...
  14. Madeline

    Hillary's Plan To Reduce Poverty

    Well, sort of. Trump's tax plan does propose tax breaks for the highest income levels, but it also raises the personal exemption to $50,000 for a married couple, who will then pay no income tax. Election 2016: Trump's tax plan would help the poorest Americans - CBS News Nice...
  15. Amelia

    What is the definition of poverty?

    How often does poverty get reindexed. We hear about how such-and-so percentage is still living in poverty after all these years of the war on poverty. But how meaningful is a comparison between percentage in poverty now and percentage in poverty 10 or 20 or 30 years ago? Are the definitions...
  16. RNG

    Poll on poverty

    Here is a fascinating poll done by the LA Times. They asked these questions in 1985 and again recently. There is a lot of data there so I'm not going to C&P it, but one stat from the current poll really hit me. Q. Which statement comes closest to your position: ('The government is...
  17. Babba

    Work Requirements Don’t Cut Poverty, Evidence Shows

    I always figured work requirements were just another way to punish the poor. Work Requirements Don?t Cut Poverty, Evidence Shows | Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Each finding is explained extensively at the link along with several charts in the appendix.
  18. TNVolunteer73

    Red Nose day fighting Childern's poverty.. What is the best solution?

    Men marry the women that gave birth to your children. Women Marry the man that fathered your children. http://www3.uakron.edu/schulze/401/readings/singleparfam.htm Poverty Explodes, Root Cause Is the Collapse of Marriage
  19. BDBoop

    The ramifications of poverty in America

    If I haven't already said so 40-50 times, I graduated with the author of My Name Is Child of God...Not "Those People": A First Person Look at Poverty. She shared the following link, which leads to other links. I'll start from the top. Need Evidence That Child Welfare Sees Poverty As Neglect...
  20. T

    More poverty for America.

    New wave of Cuban immigrants reaches U.S., but through Texas, not Florida - LA Times http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2016/02/14/hispanics-resenting-hundreds-of-cubans-being-rubber-stamped-into-texas-daily/ Hispanics Resenting Hundreds of Cubans Being Rubber Stamped into Texas Daily...