Skip to comments.Report: 3 million more children in poverty under Obama, 22% of all kids
Posted on 07/21/2015 4:24:14 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
since President Obama took office, the poverty rate among children has soared to 22 percent, with three million more children living in poor conditions, according to an authoritative new report released Tuesday.
The 2015 "KIDS COUNT" report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation said that the percentage of children living in poverty jumped from 18 percent in 2008, the year Obama was elected, to 22 percent in 2013....
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And all this time we have been told the economy is doing well.
F U B O!
Socialism at its finest.
This chief-evildoer has lied about the Depression that has ground America down for over seven years. Look at the number of EBT cards issued and use that number to calculate the millions who are worse off today.
Why is this happening ? Is it all regions and all races?
OK, here’s the deal on poverty statistics. They do not count non-cash benefits courtesy of taxpayers. So, a family could be getting welfare, food stamps, free housing, free or subsidized utilities, Medicaid, schools with free meals for the kiddies, and even a free phone PLUS whatever small cash income they may or may not report, and still be considered to be living in poverty. It’s a scam.
I’ve been watching The First 48 lately, and in just about all the poor folks I’ve seen have cell phones (not just plain Obama phones, either), gold teeth, expensive athletic wear and shoes, expensive fake nails, and sometimes expensive vehicles, but I bet they are all counted in the poverty stats.
Oh, and many of them are armed to the teeth with expensive weapons. This is why the cops have started using military equipment.
You can’t keep people as expensive pets and expect them to maintain their dignity. The war on poverty is a disaster.
Real poverty exists in other countries where people are scrounging on garbage dumps for food and living in cardboard shanties.
I’d like to see that piece of rat filth do some clapping behind bars where he belongs.
This country is headed for a brick wall at mach one.
I hate Obama but I question these statistics. What is considered poverty? Does it include illegals? How many families with a mom and dad living together does this include?
I think this is more of a cultural issue than an economic issue. Just my two cents.
It never fails to fail...
but the worst is Republicans LOVE democrats loving poor people..
and not for the reasons you might suspect there either..
We know a family of eight in our old neighborhood .... Filipinos who immigrated here about ten years ago. Mom and dad both work as nurses — but all the kids get the free lunch program. Everyday I see them on Facebook the kids are traveling to the beach, to various resorts, wearing spiffy new clothes and generally having a great time a looking very well fed.
Multiply it by the millions .... We’re being scammed every single day by people immigrating here and trying to “make a better life” for themselves. Well, they’re making great lives for themselves, while the rest of us watch our taxes go up to cover it.
Everything Zer0 has touched has deteriorated and gotten worse. A case study in Democrats’ homegrown version failure of socialism. Fortunately, only 1 1/2 years left. If we can only hold out that long. And, not get 3rd term Obama.
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Marxism works! /to impoverish the people and make politicians rich
That’s racist! /dems /not kidding
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