WHAT OTHERS SAY: Middle class was collateral damage when housing bomb burst

Monday, June 18, 2012 | 4:39 p.m. CDT; updated 9:02 p.m. CDT, Sunday, June 24, 2012

Another week, another depressing economic statistic: American families earning the median household income had two decades' worth of prosperity wiped out between 2007 and 2010.