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The American Poor Are Not Poor

Written By: Mike Brownfield  |  Posted: Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

           It turns out that if you question how the U.S. government defines poverty in America, the left doesn't like it.

           Last week, Heritage's Robert Rector and Rachel Sheffield released a new report showing that according to U.S. Census Bureau statistics, those defined as "poor" enjoy amenities you might not expect-air conditioning, cable TV, and Xbox game systems, among them.

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