Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Yes, 1 in EIGHT Americans poor now says Time....

As we noted last week, thanks to the policies of the NeoKhans, American homeless are now living on the streets in Third World numbers. FINALLY, the media starts to take notice, as the number of HOMELESS American CHILDREN LIVING ON THE STREETS swells well past a million.

As the roster of corporations and financial institutions on line for government bailouts seems to grow, some public policy advocates in Washington D.C. are calling on policymakers to focus more efforts on the nation's poorest. The ranks of the destitute are growing quietly but alarmingly as much of the world focuses on troubles surrounding Wall Street. "Recent data show poverty is already rising quite substantially," says Robert Greenstein, the executive director of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. "There is a strong potential for more hardship and destitution than we have seen in this country in a number of decades."

Lyric of the Day

Down and out
It can't be helped but there's a lot of it about.
With, without.
And who'll deny it's what the fighting's all about?
Out of the way, it's a busy day
I've got things on my mind.
For the want of the price of tea and a slice
The old man died.

-- "Us and Them", Gilmore, Wright, Waters, Mason

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