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gateley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-29-09 03:39 PM
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2. Looking at this pic the thought went through my head that if a family
today had pitched their ersatz tent in a field like this, they'd be made to leave. We don't even have the land, or apparently the right, to even be able to do this.

Bookmarking to come back and view the photo essay - I know it will open my eyes and hurt my heart.
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  -The Great Depression... pictures of our own future...? FirstLight  Nov-29-09 03:32 PM   #0 
  - "and climate change will surely be affecting our crops in the next couple years..."  dysfunctional press   Nov-29-09 03:37 PM   #1 
  - if you can't see the drastic changes afoot on the planet  FirstLight   Nov-29-09 03:43 PM   #3 
     - "and climate change will surely be affecting our crops in the next couple years..."  dysfunctional press   Nov-29-09 03:48 PM   #7 
        - you can take your need to argue and stuff it, thanks.  FirstLight   Nov-29-09 03:59 PM   #10 
           - what about your need to preach stuff you apparently know NOTHING factual about?  dysfunctional press   Nov-29-09 04:05 PM   #12 
  - Looking at this pic the thought went through my head that if a family  gateley   Nov-29-09 03:39 PM   #2 
  - yep, already happening...  FirstLight   Nov-29-09 03:46 PM   #5 
  - People DO NEED, and badly, a course in Econ 101  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-29-09 03:43 PM   #4 
  - just because it doesn't look like this to YOU, doesn't mean it isn't already happening  FirstLight   Nov-29-09 03:54 PM   #9 
     - Here is an idea, start to look at the macro-economic picture  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-29-09 04:12 PM   #14 
        - Honestly, a micro level is the only we most of us.....  OneGrassRoot   Nov-30-09 02:56 AM   #31 
  - We went through this once in America, any thinking it can't happen again are  RKP5637   Nov-29-09 03:47 PM   #6 
  - Phenomenal photos  Blue_In_AK   Nov-29-09 03:51 PM   #8 
  - ya...and each one has the story or explanation  FirstLight   Nov-29-09 04:00 PM   #11 
  - Sign of the times.  JDPriestly   Nov-29-09 04:09 PM   #13 
  - By this time next year we'll be cooking our fucking pets on a grill !  RagAss   Nov-29-09 04:14 PM   #15 
  - No we won't  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-29-09 04:16 PM   #16 
  - No, we won't - I agree.  Deja Q   Nov-29-09 06:24 PM   #23 
     - I understand the fear, and trust me on the way down  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-29-09 07:27 PM   #24 
  - pets? we'll be bbq-ing grubs & crickets, i tell ya! weaving blankets out of cattails  Hannah Bell   Nov-29-09 08:47 PM   #27 
     - So you are saying I am screwed because I fail at crochetting and knitting?  mamaleah   Nov-29-09 08:52 PM   #28 
  - I found this picture odd. Look at the flyer on the wall from "True Story"  Arctic Dave   Nov-29-09 04:16 PM   #17 
  - Not so odd. True Story was a magazine that women read about  jwirr   Nov-29-09 05:54 PM   #21 
     - The fact that he was in the early stage of of WWII and people wanted to know about his love life  Arctic Dave   Nov-29-09 06:18 PM   #22 
        - Either the pic is later issue or it is doctored. I did not think of that.  jwirr   Nov-29-09 08:25 PM   #25 
           - doubtful. the picture is sourced "1940". True Story Magazine didn't start as a women's magazine.  Hannah Bell   Nov-29-09 08:36 PM   #26 
  - Wow.  Delphinus   Nov-29-09 04:17 PM   #18 
  - I'll get through the way my grandmother did  Warpy   Nov-29-09 04:35 PM   #19 
  - well put  FirstLight   Nov-29-09 05:43 PM   #20 
  - Iv'e seen the photo's many times , but you know.  blues90   Nov-29-09 09:27 PM   #29 
  - Great pics. Thanks for posting.  cutlassmama   Nov-30-09 02:47 AM   #30 
  - We'd like to thank you Herbert Hoover, for really showing us the way....  Postman   Nov-30-09 06:50 AM   #32 
 

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