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America's economic pain brings hunger pangs

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posted on Nov, 17 2009 @ 05:43 PM

America's economic pain brings hunger pangs

The nation's economic crisis has catapulted the number of Americans who lack enough food to the highest level since the government has been keeping track, according to a new federal report, which shows that nearly 50 million people -- including almost one child in four -- struggled last year to get enough to eat.
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posted on Nov, 17 2009 @ 05:43 PM
Well, it was expected, unfortunately. Millions of Americans are going hungry because of the economy, and then there are those Americans who want to impose more taxes for "cap and trade" among other hoaxes to "combat Climate Change."

I guess this now means that instead of giving poor kids toys this season through Christmas it is better to give them food, as they will need it.

I can't believe this is happening here, and btw SOCIALISM WILL NOT HELP STOP THIS..... I apologize for the caps, but I have experienced and lived in a country that embraced Socialism/Communism and I have seen, and experienced hunger alongside my two older sisters and my entire family... I don't want to see the same happen in the U.S., but that is the path that we are being led to.
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posted on Nov, 17 2009 @ 06:07 PM
If anyone thinks this is not a problem take a look at this.

Thanksgiving is Coming, But Pantries are Bare

Food Banks See Big Increase in First-Timers Seeking Help

West Virginia: Recession Bringing Newcomers to Food Banks

California: Food Agencies Turning Away the Hungry

Washington: Food Banks Running Critically Low

Florida: Food Banks Running Out of Rations

Michigan: Food Banks Panic as Winter Rush Nears

This is happening all over the country, as well as other countries around the world meanwhile "cap and trade" which is nothing more than a money making scheme is being discussed, and the UN, politicians/policymakers, and environmentalists want to sequester CO2 from the atmosphere, which will mean that plants, and harvests won't yield as much because of a lack of atmospheric CO2.

It is obvious by now that the goal of those in power is to starve people out, chemically castrate us, kill us through releasing viruses etc, etc...

These people don't care about the environment, they don't care about mankind. They only care about what other hoax/scheme they can come up with to increase their power and the money in their pockets.

There are certain people who really need to modify their priorities.

[edit on 17-11-2009 by ElectricUniverse]

posted on Nov, 17 2009 @ 07:58 PM
Thanks for this, I wouldn't have seen anything about it if you had not posted it.

For a boastful 1st world nation, we sure do fail miserably at just about everything; Be it education, preventative medicine, quality of life, etc. Sadly, this will be shrugged off in one of a few common methods.

1.) People will equate it with all these people being products of their own demise because they did poorly in high school or didn't join a sports team.

2.) Will be shrugged off with racism. Lazy blacks, white trash, poor Mexicans.. etc.

I don't know, you name it, they'll say it.

The biggest issue here is that "news" and the "in the know" crowd all come from a major metropolitan area. A nexus of sorts, where every notable company does their business and has no clue what goes on in the rest of the 'humble' US countryside. Reminds me of old Russia, where St. Petersburg and Moscow represented it as a whole, and where all the talking heads bragged how great their nation was. Then you wander away from the metro areas and boy oh boy was it different.

You got your obvious slums in the cities, which is what gets the most attention (back to the first point), but you seldom see any coverage of what it's like to live in a normal rural area, which makes up most of America. Places where you 'need' a vehicle that you have to insure, no contest. Where your education is below standard, and your health care is usually just the same (if you can even get decent care at your local clinic/hospital that is). Those things alone seem like standard run-of-the-mill responsibilities just like metro areas, but when it comes to making money.. good luck making over 25,000 in a rural area. There will only be a handful of above-average wage paying jobs and they will be taken, leaving you stuck to slowly decay in the good ol' rural USSA.

posted on Nov, 17 2009 @ 09:45 PM
reply to post by ElectricUniverse

Dude, you can't be serious.
Have you seen "children" in America?

35% of children are morbidly obese!
60% are overweight!
50% of seniors are morbidly obese
65% of are overweight!
30% of people in between are (24-64) morbidly obese!
50-65% (est. by census because of conflicting data on weight/bodymass indexing) are overweight!

BTW I'm 5'8", 150, 45yrs., near perfect health!
I do NOT eat filth! (corp. processed food products, and I do NOT overeat!)
The above reason is why people are Humongous!^
They eat mass quantities of corp. filth! Bought with foodstamps.

Finally, the reason for this article is to manipulate your mind into thinking there IS a problem of starvation in America so you will feel bad and donate money to these org's and foundations etc. (donations are down tremendously because of failing economy/lower tax deductions for charity(last year cong. lowered rate for deduction)/(conspiracy-NWO preparing to starve us to death for population control), so they can pay the CEO's more money! And to set up public opinion for giant increases in food stamp program that primarily benefits corp. food makers/sellers. Look up articles on corruption in these org's. before you start feeling bad for a 10 year old who weighs 175lbs.

BTW I have been active in fighting corp. use of GMO organisms, (Monsanto,ADM,etc.) for the last 15 years. I KNOW what I'm talking about, so don't accuse me of being a MEANIE cause I LOVE people and AM fighting to make this world a better place every day!

P.S. If you can't feed your children, let a competant couple adopt him/her so your kids can grow up to be healthy people!

I have a good friend who gave her 2 boys to a wonderful christian couple 12 years ago because her husband turned to drug use, abandoned his family, and died from a drug overdose. My friend could not support herself and 2 kids so she put them up for adoption, and she still sees them twice a month and are wonderful near-adults now!

Don't believe anything you see/hear from the Gov't/Media complex!
They will NEVER do anything for you! (I think I will make this my Signature)

posted on Nov, 17 2009 @ 09:55 PM
reply to post by Keymaster1

That's the thing though, when you live a crap diet especially when poor in modern times you can become fat as heck and still be half starved and lacking nutrients.

1: The American diet stress Carbs with almost every protein which makes you fat, bread on sandwiches, potatoes with meat... you name it, it all adds up to fat

2: Starvation, not eating for a day and then eating forces the body to store Fat

3: 1.00 Menus on fast food, broke people with only a buck or two will substitute this stuff as food more and more often and it makes you fat

4: Supermarket low balling the worst foods in order to "help" save money... Bread, pasta, frozen crap... all of it leads to fat and is low on nutrition, people aren't buying meat and veggies but rather mass produced bargain foods like 10 lb bags of mc nuggets... Carbs again are cheapest of all and they don't help you be thin...

5: Food banks... what do they give out, cheap carbs and the Meat is 80% Pork... Fatty and bad for you...

I could go on and on...

But it's simple in America poverty leads to being fat by the way you eat and the frequency etc, etc... in most of the world [poverty will make you skinny...not in Mc Donalds land...

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