Shock! Rand Paul Reveals Cause of America’s Ills!

Many of the world’s best economists and political scientists have been talking about growing income inequality and role it plays in poverty.  With a host of other political, economic and systemic factors involved in poverty, thank God we have Rand Paul to wrap it all up in a statement he made on Sunday’s State of the Union with Candy Crowley.  The cause of poverty in America?  Babies.

rich baby

Is he right? Nope. Media Matters takes down of the logic of Paul’s argument here.  Now if only he could find a way to legislate infertility….

Susan X Jane

Susan X Jane is a diversity educator, speaker and trainer. She thinks a lot about media and race…a lot. She teaches Communications at Wheelock College, writes and speaks about media…and race... and generally encourages everyone she meets to think about the way media shapes their sense of self and their ideas and beliefs about the world. If you're reading this, she wants you to think about it too. Want to talk about it? Let's go.

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