> Apparently:http://tinyurl.com/byo7q8w > "The Golden State has reached a poverty rate that is now twice as bad as
> West Virginia s and substantially worse than the rates of poverty in
> Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas and Texas, according to a new measure of
> poverty developed by the federal Census Bureau."
> "California snatched the last-place prize from Mississippi, which had
> the highest poverty rate under the older and simpler measure, which
> gauged people s ability to buy basic services and goods."
> "The next worst-off state is Arizona, which has a poverty rate of 19.8
> percent, followed by Florida at 19.5 percent, Nevada at 19.4 percent,
> Georgia at 19 percent, and Texas at 16.5 percent."
> "Mississippi s rate plunged from a chart-leading 21.1 percent to 15.8
> How very interesting.
Wait until the mongrel State of California calls for a bailout.