In 2010, the number of Americans living in poverty reached nearly one in six, the highest rate since 1993. What do you think?
"One in six? Oh my god, that means I probably know someone who's poor."
Jessie Carter • Park Naturalist
"Well, maybe if waitresses in this country could learn what a whistle and finger-snap mean, then maybe they’d have a little extra pocket money."
Nick Mitchell • Environmental Engineer
"But look at our standards of living. In 1993, not even a king would have been able to enjoy a vodka with Red Bull."
Jon Rist • Unemployed