Poverty in the USA

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How would you feel if you didn’t have a place to call home? Some states have higher poverty rates than others such as California. Almost half of the world over 3 billion people live on less than $2.50 a day. People don’t look into poverty because they’re usually not the one who’s struggling in life. Even though there are other important issues, the government should provide more money and attention to the less fortunate because it will overall benefit the country and help ignorant citizens to realize that people make mistakes sometimes and they need help to get back on their feet. Many have argued that poverty isn’t a major concern, yet there many people and children struggling to live on the streets. As Mitt Romney once said “I’m not concerned about the very poor that have a safety net, but if there’s holes there ill repair it. I'm concerned about the heart of America, the 95% of Americans who are right now struggling.” In other words Romney seems not to care about the poor because he thinks they don’t need help. Romney one of the many richest candidates to run for president believ...
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