Poverty Highest Since 1965

In Sunday’s USA Today there was an article on what is seen as growing poverty in America:

The Associated Press surveyed more than a dozen economists, think tanks and academics, both nonpartisan and those with known liberal or conservative leanings, and found a broad consensus: The official poverty rate will rise from 15.1 percent in 2010, [...]


Worst Headline Of The Day

This is from Bloomberg this morning. Please also see “The Welfare Tipping Point“:

Americans ‘Hooked’ on Government Benefits

A record 49 percent of Americans live in a household where someone receives at least one type of government benefit, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.