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|Editor's Note:This is Bob Herbert's last column for the New York Times. Welcome to America in the second decade of the 21st century. An army of long-term unemployed workers is spread across the land, the human fallout from the Great Recession and long years of misguided economic policies. Optimism is in short supply. The few jobs now being created too often pay a pittance, not nearly enough to pry open the doors to a middle-class standard of living. So here we are pouring shiploads of cash into yet another war.|
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