My Side of the Matter
Democrats and Republicans were quick to respond to an article in the Huffington Post that said 80% of Americans did not believe that they could achieve the American Dream. The article claimed that the vast majority of Americans did not believe that they were better off than their parents.
They cited the decline in marriage and rise in divorce (51% of all marriages fail, they contend). The article also stated that more young people are living at home for longer stretches than ever before and college education has skyrocketed, with student loan debt passing $1 trillion. Read More »