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22. Thank you for this post and for all the work you do!
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  -While the rich get even richer, the poor go hungry theHandpuppet  Aug-01-06 06:47 AM   #0 
  - Another excerpt...  theHandpuppet   Aug-01-06 06:50 AM   #1 
  - Imagine the shame and hopelessness some of our fellow Americans must feel.  elehhhhna   Aug-01-06 12:16 PM   #32 
     - A big part of the hopelessness comes from the lack of interest  bobbolink   Aug-01-06 03:58 PM   #52 
        - Yep, I agree  theHandpuppet   Aug-01-06 09:06 PM   #65 
        - I can tell that you it affected me personally. The lack of interest  bobbolink   Aug-02-06 12:00 PM   #87 
        - Unfortunately (for those who go hungry or eat poorly), you are right  vickitulsa   Aug-02-06 05:07 AM   #77 
           - BLESS YOU, VICKITULSA  theHandpuppet   Aug-02-06 05:31 AM   #78 
           - You are a truly kind one, Handpuppet -- and one who clearly speaks  vickitulsa   Aug-02-06 10:05 AM   #82 
              - vickitulsa, thank you so very much for your voice!  Sapphire Blue   Aug-02-06 10:23 AM   #84 
              - You are so right about people not understanding  AbbyR   Aug-02-06 12:29 PM   #91 
                 - Thank you for sharing your story, Abby  theHandpuppet   Aug-02-06 12:41 PM   #92 
                 - You're so right, Abby, we need to stick together!  vickitulsa   Aug-02-06 08:49 PM   #105 
                 - We need to put all these stories together! How can libertarians and RW be  bobbolink   Aug-03-06 03:26 PM   #106 
           - We are with you, Vickitulsa  theHandpuppet   Aug-02-06 11:30 AM   #85 
           - Thanks so much, vickitulsa! I'm so pleased to meet you, as I'm  bobbolink   Aug-02-06 12:05 PM   #88 
  - And this is just one region. Consider that. America could do and  babylonsister   Aug-01-06 06:52 AM   #2 
  - This is OHIO...how many of these people  ikojo   Aug-01-06 08:26 PM   #58 
     - It's a nationwide problem, not just Ohio  theHandpuppet   Aug-01-06 09:08 PM   #66 
  - Hunger in America rose 43% between 2000-2005  theHandpuppet   Aug-01-06 07:26 AM   #3 
  - great study -- thanks for the link!  bobbolink   Aug-01-06 03:47 PM   #50 
  - Please feel free to glean anything you like  theHandpuppet   Aug-01-06 09:21 PM   #74 
     - CAn an old lady say.... "You Rock"? ^_^  bobbolink   Aug-02-06 11:57 AM   #86 
        - This would seem like a good time for an invitation to all DUers...  theHandpuppet   Aug-02-06 12:43 PM   #94 
           - Absolutely! Let's vow now to make the Poverty Forum one of the  bobbolink   Aug-02-06 12:55 PM   #98 
  - HUNGER IN AMERICA ROSE 43% BETWEEN 2000-2005  theHandpuppet   Aug-01-06 07:47 PM   #56 
     - The minute the Democrats start talking about  ikojo   Aug-01-06 08:33 PM   #60 
        - Well, in essence it IS class warfare  theHandpuppet   Aug-01-06 08:55 PM   #64 
  - This is America!  acmejack   Aug-01-06 07:35 AM   #4 
  - Qu'ils mangent de la galettes! (Let them eat cake!) -- eom  coalition_unwilling   Aug-01-06 02:50 PM   #46 
  - Organizations trying to help and reports on hunger in the USA  theHandpuppet   Aug-01-06 08:34 AM   #5 
  - You got it, Handpuppet! RECOMMEND! nt  babylonsister   Aug-01-06 09:03 AM   #6 
  - Thank you, Babylonsister. Here's more....  theHandpuppet   Aug-01-06 09:17 AM   #7 
     - Clueless **  Blue State Native   Aug-01-06 11:03 AM   #19 
     - There's clueless and then there's the deliberately clueless  theHandpuppet   Aug-01-06 11:21 AM   #23 
     - Tsurami nails it...  mcscajun   Aug-01-06 12:00 PM   #29 
        - Being badly brought up, with no discipline, and no compassion...  Amonester   Aug-01-06 01:02 PM   #39 
           - A total lack of empathy  theHandpuppet   Aug-01-06 09:09 PM   #68 
     - This excerpt pretty much sums it up  theHandpuppet   Aug-01-06 11:53 AM   #28 
     - "You've got to be carefully taught"  AbbyR   Aug-03-06 03:34 PM   #107 
  - Look at the bright side, handpup:  elehhhhna   Aug-01-06 12:19 PM   #34 
  - Sadly, you may be right  theHandpuppet   Aug-01-06 12:41 PM   #36 
     - Bless you, handpup. I hope you;ve moved, though...  elehhhhna   Aug-01-06 12:43 PM   #37 
        - Actually, most of them are nice or at least leave us alone  theHandpuppet   Aug-01-06 12:55 PM   #38 
  - Thank you so much for posting these links & bringing attention to hunger..  Sapphire Blue   Aug-01-06 02:47 PM   #45 
     - If you have any links to groups who combat hunger...  theHandpuppet   Aug-01-06 05:02 PM   #53 
        - Bread for the World has many excellent links @  Sapphire Blue   Aug-01-06 05:30 PM   #54 
           - Thanks very much, sapphire blue  theHandpuppet   Aug-01-06 09:10 PM   #69 
  - Ah, Cinci. ...cauldron of RW policy experiments, like destroying schools  1932   Aug-01-06 09:18 AM   #8 
  - No doubt. But the problem is a national one, not just a local one  theHandpuppet   Aug-01-06 09:22 AM   #9 
     - It's everywhere, thanks to federal-level policy decisions, but I bet it's  1932   Aug-01-06 09:46 AM   #10 
     - According to the USDA report...  theHandpuppet   Aug-01-06 10:20 AM   #11 
     - In America people think about the hungry only  ikojo   Aug-01-06 08:39 PM   #61 
        - You or anyone else can hold one. Anytime. Just do it. As often as you can.  Sapphire Blue   Aug-01-06 09:08 PM   #67 
        - Also check posts #5 & 54 for links if you wish to & are able to donate.  Sapphire Blue   Aug-01-06 09:11 PM   #70 
        - You bring up a good point  theHandpuppet   Aug-01-06 09:12 PM   #71 
  - I don't know how some familes can make it  buddyhollysghost   Aug-01-06 10:34 AM   #12 
  - The poor AREN'T making it, not that the Bushreich gives a damn...  theHandpuppet   Aug-01-06 10:45 AM   #13 
  - Caring little about the poor is a bipartisan affair  ikojo   Aug-01-06 08:43 PM   #62 
  - Hi, Don't forget  Dont_Bogart_the_Pretzel   Aug-01-06 11:29 AM   #24 
     - yeah, since they get a tax break  buddyhollysghost   Aug-01-06 02:17 PM   #42 
  - k&r  area51   Aug-01-06 10:47 AM   #14 
  - Reminds me of this old classic...  theHandpuppet   Aug-01-06 10:53 AM   #16 
  - Recommended.  Lars39   Aug-01-06 10:50 AM   #15 
  - I work in hunger relief in my county  meganmonkey   Aug-01-06 10:54 AM   #17 
  - I hear you, meganmonkey  theHandpuppet   Aug-01-06 11:03 AM   #18 
     - "After all, the goal is prosperity"  theHandpuppet   Aug-01-06 11:07 AM   #20 
     - Thank you for this post and for all the work you do!  mom cat   Aug-01-06 11:12 AM   #22 
     - You're very welcome  theHandpuppet   Aug-01-06 11:51 AM   #27 
     - Summer is always a difficult time for food pantries  ikojo   Aug-01-06 08:46 PM   #63 
  - The sad thing is..  ananda   Aug-01-06 11:12 AM   #21 
  - In fact, I've tackled this very subject several times  theHandpuppet   Aug-01-06 11:32 AM   #25 
  - I wondered who it would be in this thread to put out this old accusation..  bobbolink   Aug-02-06 12:52 PM   #97 
  - In America, every fourth person standing in a soup kitchen line is a child  theHandpuppet   Aug-01-06 11:43 AM   #26 
  - Congress got a big raise  Hubert Flottz   Aug-01-06 12:02 PM   #30 
  - Yep, they don't mind giving themselves big fat raises  theHandpuppet   Aug-01-06 12:19 PM   #35 
     - Barney isn't a coward!  Hubert Flottz   Aug-01-06 01:10 PM   #40 
  - K&R  Boomer   Aug-01-06 12:04 PM   #31 
  - Don't talk about the poor, it's distracting to all those who are...  porphyrian   Aug-01-06 12:17 PM   #33 
  - Things have only gotten worse since this was published  theHandpuppet   Aug-01-06 01:50 PM   #41 
  - One of the many reasons  undergroundpanther   Aug-01-06 02:27 PM   #43 
  - Interesting idea, undergroundpanther  theHandpuppet   Aug-01-06 02:42 PM   #44 
  - No  undergroundpanther   Aug-01-06 08:16 PM   #57 
  - here's hoping you win the lottery UP  buddyhollysghost   Aug-01-06 02:52 PM   #47 
  - More stories, stats and links  theHandpuppet   Aug-01-06 03:21 PM   #48 
  - Recommended reading on hunger/poverty -- submit your own  theHandpuppet   Aug-01-06 03:44 PM   #49 
  - Great thread, the Handpuppet!  sfexpat2000   Aug-01-06 03:48 PM   #51 
  - Republicans America = Desperate hungry people willing to work cheap  B Calm   Aug-01-06 05:41 PM   #55 
  - So the New World Order is starting to show results.  Benhurst   Aug-01-06 08:28 PM   #59 
  - And this is going to get so much worse, Benhurst  theHandpuppet   Aug-01-06 09:17 PM   #73 
  - of course the poor go hungry  MoseyWalker   Aug-01-06 09:14 PM   #72 
  - Have I mentioned tonight ....  krkaufman   Aug-01-06 10:17 PM   #75 
  - I hope you hate 'em enough, and love poor folk enough, to CALL  bobbolink   Aug-02-06 12:48 PM   #96 
  - K&R - Student Hunger Conference - Los Angeles (at USC) - 10/27-29/06  Starfury   Aug-02-06 04:12 AM   #76 
  - Thank you for this thread...  Totally Committed   Aug-02-06 07:27 AM   #79 
  - When I think of the monies we spend on bullets and bombs...  theHandpuppet   Aug-02-06 08:17 AM   #80 
  - FOOD not BOMBS!  theHandpuppet   Aug-02-06 08:29 AM   #81 
  - ttt !!  Blue_Tires   Aug-02-06 10:10 AM   #83 
  - PLEASE, everyone on this thread--Call your Senators about HR 45970!!  bobbolink   Aug-02-06 12:10 PM   #89 
  - WILL DO!  theHandpuppet   Aug-02-06 12:45 PM   #95 
  - ... please refer also to these two threads:  Sapphire Blue   Aug-02-06 01:00 PM   #99 
     - Thanks SapphireBlue! Keep these threads kicked, folks, PLEEZ!  bobbolink   Aug-02-06 01:03 PM   #100 
  - kick  Nikki Stone 1   Aug-02-06 12:11 PM   #90 
  - Thanks HP - Kick lest we forget....  TAPat   Aug-02-06 12:42 PM   #93 
  - Remember this folks? Here's "compassionate conservatism" for you!  theHandpuppet   Aug-02-06 01:05 PM   #101 
  - It will have "political ramifications" ONLY IF THE DEMS, all of us,  bobbolink   Aug-02-06 01:40 PM   #102 
  - Back to the top!  Sapphire Blue   Aug-02-06 02:26 PM   #103 
  - Staggering Reality of Senior Hunger Cited by Meals On Wheels  theHandpuppet   Aug-02-06 02:45 PM   #104 
  - Thank you for bringing this to light  Horse with no Name   Aug-03-06 03:44 PM   #108 
     - It seems too many people in this country want to ignore this problem  theHandpuppet   Aug-03-06 04:11 PM   #109 
 

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