No kidding. My family and I were driven out of Boston by the high cost of living. Only rich and welfare people could afford the Boston area. Middle class people? Forget about it. Rent was massive, and it was massive because welfare people take up so much real estate without contributing to the economy. They are dead weight, taking up space, basically. And living in very prime areas, like Harbor Point near the JFK stop and near UMass Boston, on the ocean! Literally living in paradise, for free. White people who work for a living? Pay 1400 a month rent, or GTFO.
The Brookings Institution used 2012 Census data to determine the most income unequal cities in America — and their study found that from LA to Atlanta, cities with liberal governments are also the ones with the largest divide between the poor and the rich. Alan Barube, the report’s author, found that cities with vast income differences will have issues with education, job creation and middle class families leaving. He also points out that with President Obama and other Democrats pushing the agenda of an increased minimum wage and President Obama directly addressing income inequality, these statistics could have a political impact.
Los Angeles is one of the top 10 cities in America for income inequality, with the top 5% earning 12 times more than the bottom 20% of residents. New York City (which has largely been governed by liberals, with the exception of former Mayor Rudy Giuliani), Oakland (known for…
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