“Drugs and alcohol, and suicide . . . are clearly the proximate cause,” said Angus Deaton, the 2015 Nobel laureate in economics, who co-authored the paper with his wife, Anne Case. Both are economics professors at Princeton University.Read it here and be shocked...but I warn you. Keep your race baiting bullshit to yourself or I'll lock down the comments on this.
“Half a million people are dead who should not be dead,” he added. “About 40 times the Ebola stats. You’re getting up there with HIV-AIDS.”
The economic recovery that the Democrats have been hanging there hat on isn't. They can play with the employment numbers...inflation numbers...even household income but the truth is still out there and obvious to anyone with the eyes to see and the courage to believe what they're seeing.
This country is in economic trouble. The funny thing is that the Baby Boomers had the highest level of living in the history of the world and their children are getting smoked.
Remember the post that I did on drugs in the Middle East? I wondered what would happen to a society that experienced a couple of decades of war. Now we have to ask what happens to a society that experiences a decade of economic malaise and the disappearance of the Middle Class.
Now we know. Oh and if you think this problem is only affecting whites? Think again...remember this chick?
The Middle Class across the board is getting body slammed...Black, White, Hispanic, Asian...every swinging dick and ovary. The Democrats failed. The Republican have no real answers. We're fucked.
Sidenote: I would never do it so leave me alone Secret Service and US Marshals but did you see the President grinning at the start of her question? I don't dislike the guy (I just think he's done a terrible job) but I feel like jumping thru the TV, punching the fuck out of him and then smoking his ass for half an hour! What the fuck did she say that was funny or worthy of even a smile? She voted for her new reality....she got "hope and change" and it sucks.