POLL: The Crumbling Middle Class

Discussion in 'General Baptist Discussions' started by righteousdude2, Nov 14, 2010.

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The Middle Class and Your Financial Reality

  1. Yes, I'm in the fading majority of the middle class.

    5 vote(s)
    35.7%
  2. No, the middle class will never fade away.

    2 vote(s)
    14.3%
  3. It may be fading, but, there will always be some form of middle class.

    5 vote(s)
    35.7%
  4. I'm concerned that I have less money every month.

    7 vote(s)
    50.0%
  5. My concerns about the fading middle class is for my children.

    4 vote(s)
    28.6%
  6. I have more bills at the end of my check, and my giving and tithe's are less.

    5 vote(s)
    35.7%
  7. I am eating more Hamburger Helper and Spam then ever before.

    3 vote(s)
    21.4%
  8. The rich get richer & I get poorer.

    4 vote(s)
    28.6%
  9. This is the way of America. Get used to it.

    3 vote(s)
    21.4%
  10. The loss of the middle class scares me.

    7 vote(s)
    50.0%
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  1. righteousdude2

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    With the middle class fading quickly, there will soon be only two classes in American society, the rich and the poor.

    Some may argue that the middle class is not crumbling and fading into oblivion, but it is a fact that within the next 20 to 30 years, there will no longer be a middle class in the nation.

    What a sad day that is going to be.

    Please take the survey, and let's see how many Christians see their own financial status melting away.

    Humbly Yours,

    Pastor Paul :type:
     
  2. Old Union Brother

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    It seems to me that the lines between classes are getting blurred. It is hard to tell the difference between the poor and the middle class. I'm by no means rich I'm a school teacher.:BangHead:
     
  3. Thousand Hills

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    I voted - It may be fading, but, there will always be some form of middle class. It all depends on what your definitions of poor, middle class, and rich are. As long as the current administration continues enacting its policies I don't see the financial situations of a majority of American households getting any better.

    As far as the Hamburger Helper option, I wish I could check yes. I love the stuff, but my health conscious wife doesn't fix it as often as I would like.:tongue3:
     
  4. Dr. Bob

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    All a perception, not reality. In America 95% live at a HIGHER CLASS OF LIVING than anywhere else in the world!

    We might look at the bills and $40k a year and whine, but we are millionaires compared to most people on planet earth.
     
  5. nodak

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    I didn't check anything because my concern was not addressed.

    I'm more concerned with the death of the WORKING class.

    Seems everyone around me expects to live the "middle class" lifestyle, whether they work now or ever did.

    I believe what we need more of is folks determined to support themselves, proud of whatever they achieve even if it less than middle class.
     
  6. SRBooe

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    I'll give you an "amen" on your post.
     

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