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PostPosted: Mon Aug 14, 2017 10:06 am    Post subject: right wing war on the poor income inequality Reply with quote

income inequality growth...

this guy is spot on.

www.msnbc.com/weekends-with-alex-witt/watch/america-s-chronic-poor-a-product-of-the-decades-long-war-on-poverty-1023732803628

America's chronic poor: A product of the war on poverty
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As the American economy recovers from its historic recession, millions of disadvantaged Americans remain in poverty despite gov't efforts to eradicate it. Robin Hood Foundation CEO Wes Moore explains.

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 23, 2017 11:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 24, 2017 1:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Didn't he own slaves?

You might want to read ALL OF HIS WRITINGS.
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 24, 2017 6:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

He does the same when quoting the Pope.
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 24, 2017 10:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Good for John, but this was his legacy:

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At the beginning of the 1800s most poor Americans outside the South resembled the poor of Europe. They were chiefly orphans, widows, people too old or too sick to work, or seasonal workers out of season. Wealthy people or local governments gave them "outdoor relief," consisting of food, firewood, or small amounts of money known as alms, primarily from a sense of paternalism or community responsibility. State poor laws, generally inherited from English tradition, required towns to take care of their poor.
Industrialization and immigration brought poverty of a new kind and on a new scale to American cities in the 1820s, intensifying in the economic crises of the late 1830s and the 1850s. The number of people needing help increased dramatically, in part from the sporadic nature of all industrial jobs and in part from recurring financial panics. Urban builders for the first time constructed housing exclusively for the poor. Growing numbers of the poor were foreign-born, especially Irish immigrants fleeing the potato famine in the 1850s and eastern European immigrants later in the century. Chinese immigrants to the West Coast faced both racial discrimination and especially low wages.


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 24, 2017 11:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

MalibuGuru wrote:
Didn't he own slaves?

You might want to read ALL OF HIS WRITINGS.


His writings on the reason we became a nation stand.

his writings on and ownership of slaves do not stand. just as racists today it still stands for racists like you, where I believe racists are in the same category as pedophiles and once outed should have to notify the community who they are and should not have free/public speech on those topics like pedophiles and should lose the right to vote as some states do with felons.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

well the results are in....

https://thinkprogress.org/wages-down-for-workers-since-tax-cut-dae56113144b/

Workers’ wages fall after passage of GOP tax cuts
Trump's corporate tax cut hasn't benefited workers like he said it would.


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The federal government just admitted that workers are earning lower wages since the passage of the GOP tax cuts.

When President Donald Trump was pushing Congress to pass his tax plan last year, which focused on lowering corporate rates and the income taxes of high earners, he pulled out a handy statistic: according to the president’s Council of Economic Advisers, the average family would make $4,000 more under the new plan.

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Trump repeatedly used this figure to argue for the bill prior to its passage in December 2017, as well as directly after. During a February 2018 speech in Ohio, he claimed “economists estimate that our business tax cut will raise the income of a typical family by an average of $4,000.” Vice President Mike Pence has repeated that talking point, as have others in the White House.

President Donald Trump pauses during a meeting with Congressional leaders and administration officials on tax reform, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, in Washington. From left, House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., Trump, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
The president’s $4,000 lie
On Tuesday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics issued a new release detailing the “real earnings summary” through May 2018.

The true revelation was tucked away at the bottom of the release, in the “Production and nonsupervisory employees” section: “From May 2017 to May 2018, real average hourly earnings decreased 0.1 percent, seasonally adjusted,” it read.



at the same time huge tax givaways for the rich...

and at the same time...



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