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Old 02-07-2013, 07:17   #16
PaulMason
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Originally Posted by Rabbi View Post
Utter BS.

You take a cop married to a nurse(or just about any 40-60K a year couple) in a medium to large city...without getting over their head, they are living the lifestyle that used to be UPPER middle class in the 60s and 70's.

People live better now. The POOR in this country live the life that blue collar folks used to live.
True - but in the 60s and 70's it only took one wage earner to do that; now two as you say.



Do your homework - research 1960s to now

Percent of workers covered by defined pension plans

percent of workers provided with health benefits

wages & inflation

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