The percentage of people living in poverty isnâ€™t much different from when President Lyndon Johnson committed us to this war. Â Right now, over 50 million people â€” 15 percent of Americans â€” are living in poverty or dependent on some form of government handouts.
Winfrey gives but one example â€” when Representative Joe Wilson (R-SC) rudely yelled out â€śYou lie!â€ť during Obamaâ€™s address to Congress about ObamaCare in 2009. Â It was rude for Wilson to do it, as he later apologized for it. Â But thatâ€™s it?
After all, if atheism had inherent worth, the atheists would engage the wider culture all the time instead of attempting to offend and insult the devout by putting their collective finger in the eye of believers just once a year. Â Atheists must want to make those revering the religious aspect of Christmas as miserable as they seem to be.
Whether our nationâ€™s lingering peril comes from your misunderstanding of basic economic principles, your rigid and religious-like devotion to political progressivism or because the economy simply isnâ€™t your priority, credit and fault nonetheless begins and ends with you.
For June, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, the general unemployment rate stayed the same at 7.6 percent. Â But the more explicit â€śU-6â€ť measurement of total unemployment â€” including those who canâ€™t find work, canâ€™t find enough work and gave up looking for work â€” skyrocketed to an abysmally high 14.3 percent.
Using his adopted brother as an example, Jealous claimed that requiring identification to vote would put his brother at a disadvantage because his brother dresses differently when heâ€™s man-hunting in the streets of San Francisco. Â Jealous claims this creates a visual discrepancy depending on when or where his brother, or any transgendered person, shows his or her identification.
Since unemployment numbers havenâ€™t always told the true story of whatâ€™s happened to the U.S. economy, a more diligent survey of other, broader indicators is necessary to gauge the Presidentâ€™s economic stewardship. When defined by gross domestic product (GDP) growth, for example, itâ€™s the worst economy in 83 years.
Bad politicians, like bad people in general, are a product of our debased culture â€” a culture we created. They are a reflection of our deteriorating American ethos. Complaining solves nothing.
On December 1, the Fox Sports columnist penned a column about what happened earlier that morning when Jovan Belcher â€” the starting linebacker for the Kansas City Chiefs â€” murdered his girlfriend, Kasandra Perkins (the mother of his three-month-old daughter), and then drove to Arrowhead Stadium and killed himself.