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  •  Broke is relative (3+ / 0-)
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    grover, Halandri, Cassandra Waites

    States with the highest income per capita have fewer African Americans, Connecticut, Massachusetts etc but with a high cost of living.
    States with low income per capita like Mississippi at $28000 have a large African American populations but low cost of living.

    So I'm not ready to accept the republican narrative on African Americans.  And as for the breakdown in family, the divorce rate in California is now over 60 percent. I'd be very interested in seeing Fox News lecture to Californians on that the way they've been lecturing AFrican Americans.

    •  Im sure Fox will explain it in terms of our still (1+ / 0-)
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      Cassandra Waites

      Very high unemployment rate of 8.5% last month, the staggering loss of homes that decimated communities, and such issues as cities filing for bankruptcy (loss of very basic services) and  the highest food scarcity rate in the nation (Kern county and Salinas.

      I'm sure Fox will explain that when lives are being bombarbed by stress from all sides, often the marriage suffers, right?

      © grover

      So if you get hit by a bus tonight, would you be satisfied with how you spent today, your last day on earth? Live like tomorrow is never guaranteed, because it's not. -- Me.

      by grover on Mon Aug 05, 2013 at 11:30:54 PM PDT

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