“An Elusive American Dream”
The Associated Press wrote a piece using recent survey data indicating that four out of five American adults struggle with poverty and unemployment for some of their lives, “a sign of deteriorating economic security and an elusive American dream.” Their numbers indicate that this trend is on the rise, and that by 2030, “close to 85 percent of all working-age adults in the U.S. will experience bouts of economic insecurity.” Specifically mentioned in this piece is the Ninth District’s own Buchanan County, described as “a declining coal region” and with one resident saying “I think it’s going to get worse.”
Hey, I read that article on Newsmax yesterday; linked to it on my Google+ page. If you didn't see the article on Newsmax or in your local newspapers, here's the link:
And here's my Google+ page, which is the quickest place for me to post links to some but not all the other people's work I want to commend without adding much commentary, so that's where a lot of the links to news stories are likely to be found in the future...