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View Diary: Piss-Poor Americans - 50% of Us Earn LESS than $26.5K a year - TRICKLE UP POVERTY (158 comments)

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  •  No, that was AVERAGE Income BIG difference (0+ / 0-)

    Median chops off and doesn't factor in the high income brackets.  Look at the graph.  It's a much more honest way to determine how the majority are squeaking by.

    It's difficult to be happy knowing so many suffer. We must unite.

    by War on Error on Sat Sep 10, 2011 at 05:40:49 PM PDT

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    •  I know thats why Ave sux......... (1+ / 0-)
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      but both links are for median family, and jive with everything I have read for over 20 years.

      FDR 9-23-33, "If we cannot do this one way, we will do it another way. But do it we will.

      by Roger Fox on Sat Sep 10, 2011 at 09:17:43 PM PDT

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