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Gallup Poll – ‘ONE in FIVE’ Americans Can’t Afford Food

Via: Huffington Post

Another sign that the economy is not recovering quickly enough: A significant number of Americans are still having trouble affording food.

According to Gallup, nearly ONE in FIVE Americans say they didn’t have enough money to pay for food at times this year.

The poll results, based on the responses of nearly 180,000 American adults, were gathered through various surveys conducted from January through June.

Americans in southern states were the most likely to have a hard time buying groceries, while residents of the Mountain Plains and Midwest regions had the least trouble, Gallup found. Census data from 2011 showed that poverty rates rose the most in the South from 2009 to 2010, as compared to other regions in the United States.

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Read more, HERE:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/21/afford-food-americans_n_1818280.html?utm_hp_ref=business&ir=Business

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At the GOP Convention in Tampa next week, they will shout out:

“We’re Number One!” – “We’re Number One!” – “We’re Number One!”

And then, Jesus wept.

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August 22, 2012 - Posted by | 2012, GOP morons, Paul Ryan, Romney | , , , , , , ,

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