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The U.S. Census Bureau reports that the nation's poverty rate rose to 15.1% in 2010, its highest level since 1993. About 46.2 million -- 2.6 million more than last year -- have a household income less than $22,314 for a family of four, or $11,139 for an individual.


Founders knew the dangers of merging government with religion, which was a matter of individual conscience. And that is why the U.S. Constitution reads as it does. FULL STORY
Kenneth C. Davis
Kenneth C. Davis
is the author of "Don't Know Much About History: Anniversary Edition."