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Capn Sunshine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-26-03 09:48 PM
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13. Poverty level is 8,860 individual
which is 4.25 /hr per 40 hrs.

I imagine in NYC the poverty level is probably more like 150,000.
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  -How do you rationalize your good fortune with American Poverty? JanMichael  Sep-26-03 09:28 PM   #0 
  - Wait...what is poverty level?....I dare say I might qualify!  zidzi   Sep-26-03 09:34 PM   #1 
  - yeah really, WHAT ABOUT THE POOR?  twilight   Sep-26-03 09:44 PM   #9 
  - Um, I think I covered that!  JanMichael   Sep-26-03 09:48 PM   #12 
  - Look at the link.  Shakeydave   Sep-26-03 09:56 PM   #17 
  - Poverty level is 8,860 individual  Capn Sunshine   Sep-26-03 09:48 PM   #13 
  - It's all about the change!  Shakeydave   Sep-26-03 09:34 PM   #2 
  - Want to see something funny?  JanMichael   Sep-26-03 09:38 PM   #4 
     - Bookmarked!  Shakeydave   Sep-26-03 09:54 PM   #16 
  - you should have had something like 'hard work' works  im4edwards   Sep-26-03 09:34 PM   #3 
  - Yeah! Migrant laborers don't .............................  Shakeydave   Sep-26-03 09:40 PM   #5 
  - Work smarter not harder  Capn Sunshine   Sep-26-03 09:43 PM   #8 
     - That's a great way to lose teeth!  JanMichael   Sep-26-03 09:45 PM   #10 
     - Work smarter not harder?  Shakeydave   Sep-26-03 10:04 PM   #21 
  - How does that address Poverty in America?  JanMichael   Sep-26-03 09:40 PM   #6 
  - BTW I like Edwards.  JanMichael   Sep-26-03 09:41 PM   #7 
  - I hate that line the most  sandnsea   Sep-26-03 10:01 PM   #19 
     - Man. It's a shame that "Luck" plays such a significant role.  JanMichael   Sep-26-03 10:16 PM   #27 
        - I'm sorry to hear that  sandnsea   Sep-26-03 10:36 PM   #33 
  - I don't rationalize it but I feel no guilt for it  nothingshocksmeanymore   Sep-26-03 09:47 PM   #11 
  - I knew that it would offend.  JanMichael   Sep-26-03 09:51 PM   #14 
  - I want a systemic change too but frankly I think that capitalism  nothingshocksmeanymore   Sep-26-03 09:59 PM   #18 
     - Perhaps  wuushew   Sep-26-03 10:10 PM   #24 
     - When they see they can get ahead - that is the problem  DuctapeFatwa   Sep-26-03 10:37 PM   #35 
  - yup  twilight   Sep-26-03 10:16 PM   #28 
     - The thread is arrogant?  JanMichael   Sep-26-03 10:18 PM   #30 
     - Uncool? Arrogant?  Shakeydave   Sep-26-03 10:26 PM   #31 
        - Perhaps cool  Clark Can WIN   Sep-26-03 11:07 PM   #40 
           - Explain?  Shakeydave   Sep-26-03 11:23 PM   #46 
  - I'm lucky.  Capn Sunshine   Sep-26-03 09:53 PM   #15 
  - Amen brother sunshine  Clark Can WIN   Sep-26-03 11:13 PM   #43 
  - Sorry! I missed the "P.S."! I love my job...I just don't make  zidzi   Sep-26-03 10:01 PM   # 
  - I have worked hard  quaker bill   Sep-26-03 10:01 PM   #20 
  - I'm fortunate  Nikia   Sep-26-03 10:05 PM   #22 
  - I am not my brothers keeper  Swede   Sep-26-03 10:07 PM   #23 
  - Good words!  Shakeydave   Sep-26-03 10:10 PM   #25 
  - I got a condensed can of information from this  NaMeaHou   Sep-26-03 10:15 PM   #26 
  - I'm not on any of those lines.  draftcaroline   Sep-26-03 10:17 PM   #29 
  - You're obviously above this level of discourse.  JanMichael   Sep-26-03 10:29 PM   #32 
  - JanMichael  draftcaroline   Sep-26-03 10:37 PM   #34 
     - But, but, DC...I'm a future heir of a significant sum!  JanMichael   Sep-26-03 10:43 PM   #36 
        - I'm too much of a Lady to reply here, I'll just pm your ass  draftcaroline   Sep-26-03 11:11 PM   #41 
           - Unnnnnnnnggggggggghhhhhhhhhh!  Shakeydave   Sep-26-03 11:24 PM   #47 
           - You mean up my SantayanASS!  JanMichael   Sep-26-03 11:26 PM   #49 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-26-03 11:27 PM   #50 
  - Yeah, I'm fortunate. I have a a house with heat and air and  Clark Can WIN   Sep-26-03 10:58 PM   #37 
  - I can accept that as a half answer.  JanMichael   Sep-26-03 11:05 PM   #38 
     - Isolationism, rolling up the carpet?  Clark Can WIN   Sep-26-03 11:47 PM   #52 
        - Isolationism? No.  JanMichael   Sep-27-03 12:07 AM   #53 
  - I don't know.  LWolf   Sep-26-03 11:06 PM   #39 
  - Who says I got "good fortune"?  BiggJawn   Sep-26-03 11:12 PM   #42 
  - there is a solution to poverty  fishnfla   Sep-26-03 11:17 PM   #44 
  - I knew I liked you more than just for fishing!  Shakeydave   Sep-26-03 11:25 PM   #48 
  - I share as much as I can, whenever and however I can.  catzies   Sep-26-03 11:21 PM   #45 
  - Don't blame me. I swapped vote, swallowed puke, voted Nader  rsammel   Sep-26-03 11:29 PM   #51 
  - Feel guilty because others are worse off than you?  Feanorcurufinwe   Sep-27-03 12:19 AM   #54 
  - Any solutions to the question at hand?  JanMichael   Sep-27-03 12:24 AM   #55 
     - I'm sorry.  Feanorcurufinwe   Sep-27-03 01:15 AM   #63 
  - It is part reincarnation  A-Schwarzenegger   Sep-27-03 12:31 AM   #56 
  - Crippling Injury and Fatal Diseases  REP   Sep-27-03 12:42 AM   #57 
  - I'm doing OK because I had family and friends  union_maid   Sep-27-03 12:50 AM   #58 
  - I don't know about this.  Booberdawg   Sep-27-03 01:02 AM   #59 
  - I don't have a job and only have $300 in the bank  Susang   Sep-27-03 01:03 AM   #60 
  - I grew up poor, but we didn't know it...  Rowdyboy   Sep-27-03 01:07 AM   #61 
  - My "good fortune" ain't money yet  Prisoner_Number_Six   Sep-27-03 01:08 AM   #62 
  - Call me crazy, but I'm not guilty about NOT being poor  screaming_meme   Sep-27-03 01:15 AM   #64 
  - Systemic change is the only solution!  fabius   Sep-27-03 01:22 AM   #65 
  - Ok, here goes it.  camero   Sep-27-03 02:58 AM   #66 
  - Try 'world' poverty....  JCMach1   Sep-27-03 04:01 AM   #67 
  - I've thought more about your question  Nikia   Sep-27-03 10:14 AM   #68 
 

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