Thursday, May 31, 2012

We're (almost) Number One! In Child Poverty levels, that is...

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UNICEF: US Among Highest Child Poverty Rates in Developed Countries
A new report released this week by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) reveals alarming child poverty rates within affluent, or 'developed', nations. The US ranks second highest among all measured countries, with 23.1 per cent of children living in poverty, just under Romania's 25.6 per cent....

3 Comments:

Blogger Anna Van Z said...

This government should be ASHAMED. And so should all the wingnut phonies who claim to be "pro-life".

Pro-life? Please! Pro-embryo is more like it. Once the child is born, s/he's on her own, just like mama.

12:55 PM  
Blogger Father Tyme said...

There was a quote from a sci fi story once that asked:
"When one swats a fly, does one care about the feelings of the fly?"

Substitute Republican, Right Winger, Evengelist, CEO, politician...president for "one" and you got it right!

9:40 PM  
Blogger Arlen Grossman said...

Are we number one in anything we can be proud of?

3:01 AM  

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