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Old 03-02-2018, 12:47 PM
 
Location: Florida
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Welcome to the U S of A. Poor people live in cities in far greater numbers than the suburbs.
Not any more.

"....A new study of population and income trends has found that the poverty which has long been associated with inner cities, has now moved out to the suburbs along with everyone else. According to the Brookings Institution, the population of poor Americans who live in the suburbs grew 64 percent in the first decade of this century, while many major cities, including New York, saw their populations of poor people level off or even fall. While the more densely-packed cities still have have a higher poverty rate (as a percentage of the whole population), the total number of poor people living in suburbs now exceeds the total number living in urban areas, a reversal of nearly a century's worth of urban growth and decay..."

https://www.theatlantic.com/national...5/?0m1v0i9o7m4
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Old 03-02-2018, 12:50 PM
 
Location: Pacific Beach/San Diego
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Not any more.

"....A new study of population and income trends has found that the poverty which has long been associated with inner cities, has now moved out to the suburbs along with everyone else. According to the Brookings Institution, the population of poor Americans who live in the suburbs grew 64 percent in the first decade of this century, while many major cities, including New York, saw their populations of poor people level off or even fall. While the more densely-packed cities still have have a higher poverty rate (as a percentage of the whole population), the total number of poor people living in suburbs now exceeds the total number living in urban areas, a reversal of nearly a century's worth of urban growth and decay..."

https://www.theatlantic.com/national...5/?0m1v0i9o7m4
Beat me to it:

https://qz.com/1001261/american-pove...o-the-suburbs/
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Old 03-02-2018, 12:54 PM
 
Location: Home, Home on the Front Range
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Yep. Cut funding to Planned Parenthood, close down women's health clinics, limit sex ed to abstinence only, and thump, thump, thump that Bible. Combine all ingredients and you end up with lots and lots of children born to low income families and/or out of wedlock teens. (Texas has one of the highest teen pregnancy rates in the nation.)

And how perfect that this is happening in the Bible belt, where the good "Christian" preachers can point to what they created and then pass the blame.

This is Fundamentalist Christianity at work, folks.
Not just highest teen pregnancy rates, but highest REPEAT teen pregnancy rates.

Yeah, that abstinence-only sex ed and shaming is working really well.

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Old 03-02-2018, 12:55 PM
 
Location: Pacific Beach/San Diego
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58.6% of California students are eligible to receive free or reduced-price school meals. Marin County's average household net worth is $1.4 million, and 26% of children there are eligible for free or reduced lunch. It goes up to 79.5% in Merced County. Being able to get free or reduced lunch isn't all that difficult.
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Old 03-02-2018, 01:28 PM
 
Location: Nebraska
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58.6% of California students are eligible to receive free or reduced-price school meals. Marin County's average household net worth is $1.4 million, and 26% of children there are eligible for free or reduced lunch. It goes up to 79.5% in Merced County. Being able to get free or reduced lunch isn't all that difficult.
Marin County also has an extremely low birth rate and a very percentage of the population that goes to schools.

https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fa...rnia/AGE275210

In the case of California if they don't own the house, have a housing voucher or living with a family member who owns a house many of them have no choice but to go to the Inland Empire, Central Valley where the economic situation isn't very good for living wage jobs.

California is basically doing all it can to price out families who are not rich. In all fairness though, in some ways it is better than becoming like Houston or Dallas which have had a tremendous influx of very poor families.

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Old 03-02-2018, 01:29 PM
 
Location: Barrington
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If they value large families in their culture then they need to support them themselves. As I said, the big cities in Texas are flooded with illegal aliens and their broods.
Texas, like all states, has had the long time ability to make e-Verify of all employees, mandatory. It, like 45 other states, has chosen not to do so.

Why is this?
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Old 03-02-2018, 01:41 PM
 
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" "Welfare City USA: Houston has 21 births per 100,000 residents and 81% of children receive free and reduced lunch"

Yes, they are called anchor babies. Get ready, they are coming to your city soon.
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Old 03-02-2018, 01:42 PM
 
Location: Houston
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What makes you think that Texas has "excellent benefits for poor families?"

What you are seeing is the outcome of limiting women's health choices coupled with a culture that values large families.

Lots of people predicted that Texas would end up paying for more births when they stopped funding Planned Parenthood.

Et voila!
Yes, much cheaper to kill them. What percentage of poor babies do you think should have been killed?

I’m thinking about 40%
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Old 03-02-2018, 01:43 PM
 
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If they value large families in their culture then they need to support them themselves. As I said, the big cities in Texas are flooded with illegal aliens and their broods.
Well they also value large government hand outs
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Old 03-02-2018, 01:45 PM
 
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Yes, much cheaper to kill them.
It is just a fetus. More importantly, it is a solution.
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