Sunday, September 04, 2005

"Sigh"

Katrina's Victims Poorer Than U.S. Average


There's not a lot of interest in this issue, except when there's something dramatic," said Carter, the South Carolina historian. "By and large, the poor are simply out of sight, out of mind.


What? What? I cannot believe it..... What I think he means to say is that we are not forcing people to get out of their poverty.... That we haven't robbed sufficently from those who do, compared to those who don't.

In this article people keep talking about how they couldnt leave because they didnt have a car..... Ever heard of walking? Ever hear of not buying a couple of packs of smokes and instead getting a bus ticket?

They talk about Hundreds of thousands of poor people living in New orleans..... In houses without proper plumbing..... DONT REBUILD the slums....

You can take a horse to water but you cant make it drink.

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