Capitalist paradise USA can't even feed its own people



devoutcapitalist

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How much poverty in America is as a result of the high divorce rates, there is also the inconvenient statistic that between 65-70% of black kids in America are raised in single parent families.
 

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the inconvenient statistic that between 65-70% of black kids in America are raised in single parent families.
What you talkin bout , devoutcapitalist?

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How much poverty in America is as a result of the high divorce rates, there is also the inconvenient statistic that between 65-70% of black kids in America are raised in single parent families.
completely ignoring the fact that wages in many sectors and have been destroyed personal debt ramped up to a level that even the middle classes are on the verge of poverty . The blueshirts plan on bringing the same strategy to Ireland given time .The Tories have brought it to the UK
 

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completely ignoring the fact that wages in many sectors and have been destroyed personal debt ramped up to a level that even the middle classes are on the verge of poverty . The blueshirts plan on bringing the same strategy to Ireland given time .The Tories have brought it to the UK
What's your solution Jack, in California the Minimum Wage is currently been increased fairly substantially but has resulted in job losses.

As for personal debt, don't buy It If you can't afford it.
 

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Not only that but...

America's prison population is over 2 million, with about 5 million on probation or on parole.

And as for healthcare, on which Americans spend more money per head than any other nation, look at the statistics for children in the US:
  • 1 in 6 is learning disabled.
  • 1 in 9 has asthma.
  • 1 in 10 has a mental disorder.
  • 1 in 13 is severely allergic to food.
  • 1 in 20 is epileptic.
  • 1 in 50 has autism.
  • 1 in 400 has diabetes.
  • And there are many other serious ailments common in the US.

What's going to happen when those kids grow up? The future sure is tense.

And this year it was reported that life expectancy is going down in America.

Something's gotta give.
Ireland has over 4 k beds in prison which I am going to round up to 6000 to pretend it's modern.

If we applied American rates it'd be 70000.

I can certainly think 8k could benefit from jail but how could we get to 70k
 

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Mick Mac

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What's your solution Jack, in California the Minimum Wage is currently been increased fairly substantially but has resulted in job losses.

As for personal debt, don't buy It If you can't afford it.
Debt has become the proxy for a decent wage in America
 

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Another right-on virtue signaler. The report is pre-determined.
Doesn't it really p*ss you off when you find that Utopia is only a crock of shyte, after all?
 

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Debt has become the proxy for a decent wage in America
There is no single "America".

Some states are reasonable environments to live like California, other are basket cases like Kansas, which ran an experiment in low taxation that virtually bankrupted the place.

Republicans think the whole US should be more like Kansas.
 

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The new tax code rushed through last night will help th3 situation I’m sure.
 

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How much poverty in America is as a result of the high divorce rates, there is also the inconvenient statistic that between 65-70% of black kids in America are raised in single parent families.
When you split an adequate income in two and if one partner is not working, poverty results. You can't keep splitting the same amount in 2 and stay OK. After that they shoved manufacturing to China and India through the Paris Clime Accord and no one has a chance.

Obozo invited in the whole poverty stricken world, their wives and grannies and undermined the earning potential of lower income families. Not more than 5% of the population ever voted for any of this.
 

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like where? ,

there is real poverty in the USA and unlike Ireland its not always self inflicted
like Cambodia , African countries , ye know the ones where people die of starvation , not places where they have a ************************ty smartphone instead of an iphone 8 .Real poverty .
 

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like Cambodia , African countries , ye know the ones where people die of starvation , not places where they have a ************************ty smartphone instead of an iphone 8 .Real poverty .
Exactly like in Zimbabwe the poorest of the USA are like royality in comparison we need to get a bit of perspective of what actual poverty is.
 

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I get all the reasons why the United States is such a messed up twisted country.

What concerns me is idiotic or crazed people in Ireland looking to it for inspiration and guidance.
 

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completely ignoring the fact that wages in many sectors and have been destroyed personal debt ramped up to a level that even the middle classes are on the verge of poverty . The blueshirts plan on bringing the same strategy to Ireland given time .The Tories have brought it to the UK

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