The Other Robbery

FACT — Poverty Increased Under Bush

The poverty rate has risen each year since 2001. Bailout or not, corporate profits have risen more than 50 percent since 2001. Household income has fallen each year Bush has been in office.

US Census: Official statistics on poverty in the United States. Roughly 40% fall below the poverty line at some time within a 10 year span. [wiki on US poverty]

Growth and Free Markets? Government versus Free Markets? Bah! Republican policies have created the largest redistribution of wealth in history.

The poverty rate for children [chart] is the highest in the industrial world.

Child Poverty Comparison