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Homeless In Tent City, USA

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posted on Apr, 7 2009 @ 02:25 PM
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Homeless In Tent City, USA


www.gnn.tv

What can we conclude from the rapid increase in homelessness across the nation? The facts are clear: there are more people, especially women and children, who are out on the streets, without a dime. At least 10-15% of homeless individuals are the “new poor,” or those who have recently lost their jobs and homes. We can be certain that if the economy doesn’t improve soon, there will be more of the new poor pitching their tents in shantytowns across America – maybe in your neighborhood.

Homeless encampments around the country are mushrooming, much to the embarrassment of government officials, may of whom prefer to hear no evil, see no evil. In Fresno, California, a shantytown called “New Jack City” is host to newly poor, unemployed electricians and truck drivers, who share space with drug addicts and the mentally ill who have been homeless for years.

And, thanks to Oprah, Sacramento is famous for its homeless tent city, featuring several hundred people residing in pitched tents bordering the American River. With refuse strewn everywhere, and no potable water or bathroom facilities, this celebrated shantytown is clearly a sanitation risk.
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posted on Apr, 7 2009 @ 02:25 PM
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Many seem to believe that almost as soon as the corporate-media executives & government-controlled reporters ran with that story, plans were made to shut down the "Sacramento tent city" in the foreseeable future. City officials plan to relocate the homeless to other areas.

The government wants to find a cozy FEMA camp for the rest of us. We're not their cattle. The homeless have quickly caught on to the government's plans to inject chemicals in them & watch their victims suffer til' they give up their ghosts.

www.gnn.tv
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posted on Apr, 7 2009 @ 02:32 PM
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Almost as soon as the media ran with the story, plans were made to shut down the Sacramento tent city in the foreseeable future. City officials will relocate the homeless to other, presumably more sanitary, areas (e.g., at the site of the state fairgrounds, Cal Expo).


I love it how this is instantly a conspiracy. What exactly makes you think that the gov't wants to put 300 million people in FEMA camps/tents? Do they want you out of your house so the can eat your porridge, sit in your easy chair and sleep in your beds?

Obviously, with the above quote, they are trying to do something about it. They apparently don't want the media attention for it, so they are going to try to help, if not alot, at least a little.



posted on Apr, 7 2009 @ 02:58 PM
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Does no one remember the prevalence of Hoovervilles in the 1930s from their US History?

The only difference with these new Shantytowns popping up all across America today is that they are called "Bushvilles."

Thankfully, we don't see as many of these Shantytowns as we did in the 1930s because with the high Foreclosure rate that we have today, there are plenty of abandoned houses available for squatters to take up residence in. With entire suburban neighborhoods that are abandoned, the police aren't going to be notified of "suspicious" activity when the homeless decide to squat in one of them.

Still, just like in the 1930s, expect to see many more Bushvilles coming to a city near you.



posted on Apr, 7 2009 @ 03:27 PM
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How does it feel to look into the American future?

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I don't think the argument from the Conservative Right wing that the
homeless are just a bunch of whining drunks, junkies and misfits that just want a govt. handout, to lazy to take responsibility for themselves will
find much of an audience.

[edit on 7-4-2009 by whaaa]



posted on Apr, 7 2009 @ 03:56 PM
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Originally posted by News And History

The government wants to find a cozy FEMA camp for the rest of us. We're not their cattle. The homeless have quickly caught on to the government's plans to inject chemicals in them & watch their victims suffer til' they give up their ghosts.



Ah yes, the FEMA camps conspiracy again. Of course the FEMA camp conspiracy theory is easily countered by the fact that people in FEMA camps don't pay taxes. And right now more than ever, the government needs your tax money. Believe me, Uncle Sam wants those homeless people in homes paying property, city, school and county tax. They want people employed so they pay federal income and social security tax.

But that never really seems to register with the conspiracy minded FEMA camp folks who think the government just enjoys killing its citizens and grinding them up to feed to the rest of us.



posted on Apr, 7 2009 @ 11:46 PM
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Originally posted by News And History


Many seem to believe that almost as soon as the corporate-media executives & government-controlled reporters ran with that story, plans were made to shut down the "Sacramento tent city" in the foreseeable future. City officials plan to relocate the homeless to other areas.

The government wants to find a cozy FEMA camp for the rest of us. We're not their cattle. The homeless have quickly caught on to the government's plans to inject chemicals in them & watch their victims suffer til' they give up their ghosts.

www.gnn.tv
(visit the link for the full news article)


Looks like they have a use for the FEMA camps now .......
Or not?



posted on Apr, 8 2009 @ 09:04 AM
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shantytowns in 21st century America. no way .....



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