The Heritage Foundation is very concerned about the money the country spends on the poor in America. According to them, people in poverty are not that poor after all. They claim that “poor” people have untold luxuries such as air conditioning and microwaves and tele…
Well of course they do. They use the words “conservative” and “conservative values” so many times on their site, I quit counting.
They’re wrong, of course. According to US Labor Dept data, over half of all jobs in America pay under $18/hour. And of those, 40% pay under $15.50/hour.
I’d like to see the people writing those articles try to live on $18/hour.
This is an excellent piece.