A New Type Of Poverty Is Crushing The Middle Class

As if the current global monetary system didn’t put the middle-class at a structural disadvantage versus the wealthy, by taxing them disproportionately with inflation, encouraging dissaving and taxing labor (ordinary income) much higher than capital (long-term gains), we now find out that the middle class has a new reason they’re being pushed into poverty: banks are willingly trying to put them there.

Source: A New Type Of Poverty Is Crushing The Middle Class

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This brings up some “interesting” issues.  If it’s happening in Australia, you can be assured that it’s happening here.

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A Mass Knife Attack Just Left 7 Children Dead: What It Means for Gun Control

A brutal knife attack at a school in Mizhi County in the Shaanxi province, located in northern China, left seven students dead and twelve more wounded on Friday in the latest of a string of knife attacks in the country. “Police have detained a 28-year-old suspect, who confessed to police that he had been ‘bullied’ at the same school as a child and ‘hated’ classmates,” Deutsche Welle (DW) reported .

Source: A Mass Knife Attack Just Left 7 Children Dead: What It Means for Gun Control

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Sad that “banning” knives doesn’t work.  Any wonder why?  Did we learn nothing from Prohibition!

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PLANTBASEDDIET: Never too late? Hope so!


Never Too Late to Start Eating Healthier
Michael Greger M.D. FACLM  January 16th, 2015  Volume 22

Since many tumors take decades to grow it’s remarkable that cancer risk can so dramatically be reduced– even late in life.

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Well, we’ll see if that applies to those of us over seventy.  I’m not sure if I can do it.  It’s hard to overcome a lifetime of pallet training.  Argh! 

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