*'Poorest poor in US hits new record: 1 in 15 people' - By Laura Wides-munoz -
AP - Published by the DSNews - 11/03/11 *'Study: Rich get a lot
richer, outpace middle class' - By Andrew Taylor - AP - 10/26/11
'The study comes from the Congressional Budget Office and is based on IRS and
Census Bureau data. It finds that after-tax income for the top 1 percent
of U.S. households almost tripled, up 275 percent, from 1979 to 2007. For people
in the middle of the economic scale, after-tax income grew by just 40 percent.'