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Originally posted by Taupin Desciple
Originally posted by Char-Lee
Originally posted by Unity_99
Wonderful thread. A country that does not look after its own has no honor, its a brutal hellzone instead.
How can a thread repeatedly quoting a lie be a great thread? the kid did not say she ate a rat! listen again! the OP is the only one saying the kid ATE a RAT!
A thread based totally and titled by a lie should be removed.edit on 16-2-2012 by Char-Lee because: (no reason given)
Actually, she did. Listen again.
Originally posted by DaughterOfARevolver
reply to post by emberscott
That is pretty narley.... *yuck! most of the USA is like this from my experience. I live in CT driving up to places like upstate NY where people are extremely poor was really depressing....Everything from the run down buildings, to the people in the rundown mall who reeked smell so bad... to people chilling out on their porch,---presumably because it was summer and no one could afford an AC.. spent 1 week up there.....never again.. I like wealthy Connecticut!
Ive also been told how poor some towns in the Appalachians are, my grandfather always talks about how he ate squrriel as a kid in OH.
It is sad you dont see many charities on the tele for poor US children, its always for the starving children abroad, I guess we in the US are just expected to survive, a kind of blue collar attitude. I been told squirrel taste like nut or smoked meat, rat cant be to bad.
Originally posted by RealSpoke
reply to post by emberscott
LOL this video is the worst propaganda I have ever seen. There is NO ONE starving in the USA. Unless the parent is neglecting the kid, but that is where CPS comes in.
If you make less than 11,000$ a year you can get on food stamps with NO problem. No one is eating rats..I'M FROM CLEVELAND I KNOW ALL ABOUT POOR PEOPLE. Cleveland is Detroit jr. for all the ones that don't know.
There are so many food pantries on top of the food stamps. Plus if you are pregnant there is WIC, that GIVES you food and diapers. If you have underage children you can get MONEY just for them being alive if you are poor.
So that is
1.WIC (free formula, diapers, and doctor vists)
2.Food stamps (Hundreds of dollars per each kid + adults)
3.Welfare(Free money if you have kids, LOW income housing, reduced utilities, and on and on)
edit on 16-2-2012 by RealSpoke because: (no reason given)edit on 16-2-2012 by RealSpoke because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Daedallimn22
SO yes, people do go hungry in America, No you can’t always get help from the state, or help from child services. While this article may be propaganda, it’s message is still fairly valid in a sense.