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  •  The most repulsive aspect (7+ / 0-)

    of the so called recovery from 2001 to 2008 is the impact on poverty.  The following graph is taken from the census bureau report on poverty.  

    BTW - note that the Great Society reduced long term poverty by half, that it declined under Clinton but changed little after 2001.

    The bitter truth of deep inequality has been disguised by an era of cheap imported goods and the anyone-can-make-it celebrity myth - Polly Toynbee

    by fladem on Fri Sep 11, 2009 at 07:35:21 AM PDT

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