From Chuck at America's North Shore Journal
The Census Bureau has released its annual report and Chuck has done his annual analysis.
There are multiple posts in a series.
The average poverty rate for all Americans for the first seven years of the Reagan terms was 14.2%.
For the first seven years of Bill Clinton’s terms, it was 13.6%. Under George Bush, the average poverty rate for 2001-2007 is 12.4%.
American women reached record wage parity with men in 2007. Women earned 77.8 cents for every dollar earned by men.
The poverty rate for people over 65 was at a record low in 2006, 9.4%, and is at its second lowest for 2007, 9.7%.
There is an overview here with links to multiple posts.
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