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Old Today, 03:23 AM   #121
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Originally Posted by portlandatheist View Post
Poverty is not increasing in the US
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Poverty was once a state that all of humanity existed in: no stored reserves of food or water or extra clothing or shelter. 100% of humanity lived in poverty and now it is declining nearly universally. Nearly all of us have electricity and indoor plumbing and are not food insecure. Poverty declines, even with the worst of governments and economic policies, for a variety of reasons.
Yea they are just getting rid of the middle class and moving most of them into lower class, where you lack housing security and are one major life event from poverty but not actually in poverty so it is all fine. No one expects our kids to be able to afford to BUY a house when they grow up after all, that is only for the rich now. They will have student loans instead of mortgages.
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Originally Posted by ponderingturtle View Post
Yea they are just getting rid of the middle class and moving most of them into lower class, where you lack housing security and are one major life event from poverty but not actually in poverty so it is all fine. No one expects our kids to be able to afford to BUY a house when they grow up after all, that is only for the rich now. They will have student loans instead of mortgages.
Buying houses is overrated
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