|06:21 pm - National Disgrace|
Currently half of US population counts as poor or low income (defined as people earning less than twice the poverty line). I knew the economy was in bad shape, but not quite thatbad. Meanwhile US politicians still talk about "American Exceptionalism" or the US as the "Land of Opportunity", as our nation increasingly looks like a developing nation in terms of both poverty and income inequality. I again wonder how bad things will need to get before a majority actually begins to seek to reverse these trends.
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