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  •  I'm guessing that between many people living (2+ / 0-)

    with one or more other people and many people having at least a small income stream that it adds up to cracking the poverty level. I could be wrong.



    Is it true? Is it kind? Is it necessary? . . . and respect the dignity of every human being.

    by Wee Mama on Thu Nov 07, 2013 at 01:21:23 PM PST

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    •  That would happen. (2+ / 0-)
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      For example, a family of two with one breadwinner making $15,000/year is currently considered poor.  Add $5840 to the income and the family is lifted just above the poverty line.

      "Politics should be the part-time profession of every citizen who would protect the rights and privileges of free people and who would preserve what is good and fruitful in our national heritage." -- Lucille Ball

      by Yamaneko2 on Thu Nov 07, 2013 at 02:12:55 PM PST

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