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The ‘Risk’ of Being Poor

catoyounger Wrote: Sep 06, 2012 10:05 AM
Another poverty point: If not for illegal immigration, and now legal and refugee, the US poverty rate would easily be half or less what it currently is. We are literally importing poverty. Insane. Zoebob, it IS hard - I'm a single dad of three. We spent all our time not at home - at church, at parks, at museums, at the zoo. I made a point of watching the successful people around me and did my best to figure out what was unique about them and worked to add those habits to my life. After scraping for several years, I moved into a nice neighborhood with good schools. My kids have only a couple changes of clothes and our car is just this side of embarassing, but we have a decent, safe house - its a foundation. God bless you.
Please stand back. I’ve been waiting for day to say this; waiting to calm down enough that my keystrokes won’t break the keyboard. I heard some lady say something on TV, and seldom have I heard a more idiotic statement from someone in a position to know better … I mean this is so magnificently ignorant – even stupid – that if this woman’s ignorance were radioactive Democrats could build the mother of all nuclear brain bombs. Just one could wipe out all intelligent life on Earth.

The woman we’re talking about is Melissa Harris-Perry. Apparently she has a...