Here's the story of a family that had no choice but to stop paying their mortgage. Though they're receiving help from a local nonprofit, it's unknown if they'll be forced out. Their story is one of millions.
Obama made a bold move engaging conservative senators on state-run health care. If he keeps this up he may win big time, installing a "hybrid" of federal and state-run solutions for health care reform.
Media voices perpetuate these myths of the impoverished wealthy, in part, because many media voices are themselves wealthy -- and there's no more powerful class solidarity than that which exists among the rich.