Where the Bucks Stop

Great issue on money ["The Great American Divide," Oct. 10]. I for one am getting very tired of political conversations based on untruths and misconceptions. Regarding the "How We Spent" chart on page 32, I think it is about time we examined the impact of the cost of transportation on family budgets. I'm willing to bet it is right up there with health care in reducing the funds available for food and clothing. It is also a significant factor in the "great divide," since transportation from affordable housing locations to work locations is often too...

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