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bleever Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-04-08 01:47 AM
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16. I hope to see this at the top of the Greatest page.
I went to India in 1982.

I was shocked to see people there who had to live in tents along the public avenues in a relatively prosperous city like New Delhi.

But I returned a few years later to find that the "skid row bums", "winos", and "bag ladies" had been replaced with a whole new class of people known as the "homeless", who were the people that the Reagan society had decided were okay to dump onto the streets, out of assisted housing and mental health programs.

We were suddenly expected to see them as losers, along with the people economically challenged enough to be between housing situations.

It was once called "social Darwinism", meaning we should let the weak die off.

Later it was called "Reagan economics", and everyone was supposed to feel okay about it.

A lot of people did.

Other people are still trying to restore America from the damage that was done.

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