Another Obama Victory! 4 in 5 in U.S. Near Poverty, Can’t Find Work

Posted by on Jul 28, 2013 at 9:39 am

It’s really a shame poor Obama has been besieged by all his “phony” scandals that have left so many dead, otherwise he might be able to do something about his dreadful economy.

Four out of 5 U.S. adults struggle with joblessness, near poverty or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their lives, a sign of deteriorating economic security and an elusive American dream.

Survey data exclusive to The Associated Press points to an increasingly globalized U.S. economy, the widening gap between rich and poor and loss of good-paying manufacturing jobs as reasons for the trend.

The findings come as President Barack Obama tries to renew his administration’s emphasis on the economy, saying in recent speeches that his highest priority is to “rebuild ladders of opportunity” and reverse income inequality.

Hardship is particularly on the rise among whites, based on several measures. Pessimism among that racial group about their families’ economic futures has climbed to the highest point since at least 1987. In the most recent AP-GfK poll, 63 percent of whites called the economy “poor.”

“I think it’s going to get worse,” said Irene Salyers, 52, of Buchanan County, Va., a declining coal region in Appalachia. Married and divorced three times, Salyers now helps run a fruit and vegetable stand with her boyfriend, but it doesn’t generate much income. They live mostly off government disability checks.

Meanwhile, after pledging repeatedly to spend every waking moment on the economy, Obama played golf Saturday. The failed president also claims he’s  not concerned with his legacy of colossal incompetence.

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One Response to “Another Obama Victory! 4 in 5 in U.S. Near Poverty, Can’t Find Work”

  1. Lightwave on 28/28/13 at 12:23 pm

    This is not just an indictment of Obamee, the fact that 80% of working-age American adults will at some point in their lives be on government assistance and near broke because they have no wealth, but an indictment of the last 80 years of New Deal liberalism.

    The American Dream including periods of poverty/near-poverty in a working adult’s life is now fully expected, and it engenders total reliance on the socialist state. As a result, people who realize that we’re on the way to fiscal collapse in a matter of a decade or less are monsters for pointing this out.

    The only thing that’s assured is death, taxes…and government welfare getting bigger.