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Jim Weber Wrote: Sep 13, 2012 11:23 AM
The polls are bogus. Don't be fooled by them as they over sample D's and under sample R's.

Our attention is focused abroad at the moment, and rightfully so, but there are also little details like this cropping up in the news:
 

The number of Americans living in poverty stayed at a record high in 2011, while the median household income fell for a second straight year, the Census Bureau announced Wednesday, as it released its latest look at how Americans live. In all, as in 2010,...