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Again, I do not have a problem with helping those who want to get back on their feet; yet the problem is that there are people who do not want to get back on their feet. They want to add to the burden of those who are already working to sustain themselves and their families.

And to prove my point in showing how poor America is not, here are some statistics to lay to your candor:

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  • 80 percent of the poor in American households have air conditioning. In 1970, only 36 percent of all Americans had it.
  • 92 percent of poor households have a microwave, two-thirds have at least one DVD player, and 70 percent of the poor have a VCR.
  • 75 percent of the poor in America have a car or truck; 31 percent of the poor have two to three cars.
  • 80 percent of poor adults and 96 percent of poor children in America were never hungry at any time during the year because they could not afford food.
  • Nearly two-thirds of the poor in America (63.7 percent) have cable or satellite television.
  • Half of the poor in America have a personal computer.
  • More than half of the poor families in America with children have a video game system such as Xbox or PlayStation.
  • Just under half of all of the poor in America have Internet access.
  • One third of the poor in America have a widescreen plasma or LCD TV.
  • One in every four poor people have a digital video recorder such as TiVo.
  • And finally, the average poor person in America has more living space than the average non-poor person in Europe.

So, how poor is America?

This video is of a man who was a committed Marxist raised up in Puerto Rico to come here and help destroy America from within. When he came to America, he converted to America’s ideals and began to expose the enemy within. What he noticed was the victim and entitlement mentality of the “poor” that was destroying this country.

“Blessed poverty, give me more.”

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