Poverty Is at the Root of Our Social Issues: Fulwood

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Aug. 18 (Bloomberg) -- Sam Fulwood, senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, and Bloomberg's Mike McKee discuss poverty rates in the U.S. with Matt Miller on "Street Smart." (Source: Bloomberg)

Talking about taco bell is always a pleasure, but what are we talking about?

Dropping down to one dollar.

I can't believe taco bell has never done that before.

I think we are seeing dropping to a dollar and going up to a dollar.

Some were about $.79, and now they are moving up to one dollar, and some of them are moving down.

What they are trying to do is give consumers more of what they want for one dollar, because that is what many americans can't afford today.

And hopefully, they will bring more than one and bring their check average up.

What is taco bell doing compared to kentucky fried chicken and others?

How well are they doing?

It is very competitive, so it is very hard these days to continue to grow.

They have jumped on the burger king bandwagon, which is due what mcdonald's does, follow the leader.

Having breakfast and now a dollar menu.

It gives their customers the same types of options that mcdonald's had given them for well over a decade.

This will hopefully bring more cars through the drive through.

I love taco bell at like 3:00 in the morning when i should not be driving, but who is eating breakfast there?

Is anyone going to go there and enjoy it?

Well, it depends on how late you are out tonight, doesn't it?

The taco bell meal is designed to bring people in work night, but also to feed cravings.

A small idea of the dollar menu is craig noble.

We just saw a very epic failure of burger king with their sat isfries.

And taco bell is focusing on cravings, giving them a price they can afford.

This is food that is going to make you terribly unhealthy and might even someday lead to your death and will definitely make you obese, but ought it and enjoy it anyway.

Giving them what they want is our restaurants not only profit but succeed, so i think taco bell is providing craving, giving them food they can afford and giving them something that case good, especially at 3:00 in the morning.

I would definitely say the

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