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Old 11-21-2011, 10:34 AM
 
Location: Midwest
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Hey! Lets treat our children like we could give a damn about them. Lets cut their education and feed them cheap crap while we give the wealthiest more tax breaks.

Where the hell are our priorities?
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Old 11-21-2011, 10:41 AM
 
Location: Midwest
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Food Insecurity and Very Low Food Security[2]

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In 2010, 48.8 million Americans lived in food insecure households, 32.6 million adults and 16.2 million children.
In 2010, 14.5 percent of households (17.2 million households) were food insecure.
In 2010, 5.4 percent of households (6.4 million households) experienced very low food security.
In 2010, households with children reported food insecurity at a significantly higher rate than those without children, 20.2 percent compared to 11.7 percent.
In 2010, households that had higher rates of food insecurity than the national average included households with children (20.2 percent), especially households with children headed by single women (35.1 percent) or single men (25.4 percent), Black non-Hispanic households (25.1 percent) and Hispanic households (26.2 percent).
In 2009, 8.0 percent of seniors living alone (925,000 households) were food insecure.
Food insecurity exists in every county in America, ranging from a low of 5 percent in Steele County, ND to a high of 38 percent in Wilcox County, AL.[3]
Hunger Statistics, Hunger Facts & Poverty Facts | Feeding America

The wealthy, who demand even more tax breaks, should be ashamed of the fact that our children are being fed sub-nutritional food because of a budget crisis!
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