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Go Barack Obama! Record Numbers Of Children Now In Poverty

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HOPE AND CHANGE …

|| By FITSNEWS ||  We wrote awhile back on how U.S. president Barack Obama was guilty of widespread black-on-black crime (economically speaking).

Here’s another example of what we’re talking about …

According to the latest data from the Annie E. Casey foundation, 22 percent of American children lived below the poverty line in 2013 – up from 18 percent in 2008.  Numerically, that equates to 18.7 million children – up from 17 million in 2008.

That’s right: There are 1.7 million more children living in poverty today than during the brunt of the Great Recession.  Oh, and more than a quarter of those children – 27 percent – are six years of age or younger.

Meaning poverty is all they’ve ever known … and all they’ll ever know (barring a radical reorientation of our nation’s governing philosophy).

For those of you keeping score at home, the poverty line that year for a family of four (two adults and two kids) was $23,624.

Among blacks, 39 percent of children belonged to families living below this threshold – the highest rate of any ethnicity.  White children lived in poverty at a 14 percent clip.

Unreal …

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