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bobbolink Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-06-11 09:29 AM
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14. I'm having a hard time reading this. It rips my heart out. MORE poor people devastated. MORE low-
income housing wiped out.

And it is invisible to "progressives". WHY isn't this a big story on "progressive" media? Ed can scream about country music, but can't bring this to our attention? WHAT THE FUCK?!

This nation LOSES desparately needed low-income housing every year, and yet we can't even MENTION it???

Do you have any information about the survivors... where have they gone, what do they need, is there any effort to get them the supplies they need?

I want to do what I can to make people aware of this... please let me know what information you have.

And thank you. Thisis so hard to hear,, but I am grateful for you posting it.

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  -Rosedale Court is a public housing project in Tuscaloosa Syrinx  May-06-11 07:08 AM   #0 
  - K & R  malaise   May-06-11 07:14 AM   #1 
  - thank you  Syrinx   May-06-11 07:42 AM   #5 
     - You're welcome  malaise   May-06-11 08:49 AM   #10 
  - Please don't apologize for feeling as you do - your DU family is here to listen & support  Melinda   May-06-11 07:20 AM   #2 
  - thank you Melinda from California  Syrinx   May-06-11 07:46 AM   #6 
  - Yes, we are. Please come back.  bobbolink   May-06-11 07:58 PM   #20 
  - I lived in Glendale Gardens in 1974 and remember that tornado.  Raven   May-06-11 07:21 AM   #3 
  - Glendale Gardens sounds familiar  Syrinx   May-06-11 07:50 AM   #7 
     - Yes, I'm Will's mom. He was a baby when we lived there. Glendale  Raven   May-06-11 09:39 AM   #16 
        - I'm a great admirer of Redding Pitt  Syrinx   May-07-11 07:07 AM   #22 
  - k&r  eShirl   May-06-11 07:35 AM   #4 
  - the student newspaper is doing a great job...  madrchsod   May-06-11 08:21 AM   #8 
  - that's a great way to look at it  Syrinx   May-06-11 08:40 AM   #9 
  - "another new orleans...big news for a few days and the country moves on."  bobbolink   May-06-11 09:30 AM   #15 
  - Maybe there is hope the next generation will have a bit more compassion.  bobbolink   May-07-11 11:44 AM   #26 
  - forgive me. I don't think you know how fucked up it is.  Syrinx   May-06-11 09:20 AM   #11 
  - Please keep posting, as you can.  OneGrassRoot   May-06-11 09:24 AM   #12 
  - repost me everywhere, if it helps  Syrinx   May-06-11 09:28 AM   #13 
  - I'm having a hard time reading this. It rips my heart out. MORE poor people devastated. MORE low-  bobbolink   May-06-11 09:29 AM   #14 
  - It is absolutely devastating!  GreenPartyVoter   May-07-11 01:51 PM   #27 
  - It's awful how they report ongoing tragedies  Generic Other   May-06-11 10:19 AM   #17 
  - I hope you are still "on" here... I'd really like to see this get more attention.  bobbolink   May-06-11 12:45 PM   #18 
  - another kick because this needs to be seen  bobbolink   May-06-11 02:45 PM   #19 
  - My God, My God!!!  Odin2005   May-06-11 10:47 PM   #21 
  - ...  crickets   May-07-11 10:04 AM   #23 
  - ...  ScreamingMeemie   May-07-11 10:44 AM   #24 
  - Unfortunately, I wonder if the public housing will be rebuilt? Have  jwirr   May-07-11 11:17 AM   #25 
  - Good question, and I would be very surprised. Not unless, that is, people like DUers start  bobbolink   May-07-11 01:54 PM   #28 
  - Public housing is far more likely to be demolished than rebuilt. (See facts within post)  GreenPartyVoter   May-07-11 03:39 PM   #29 
     - Thank you for posting this information. I hope DUers understand how desparate the situation is!  bobbolink   May-07-11 07:20 PM   #34 
     - I doubt that they do. This info is not being broadcast in the media at large, so unless they  GreenPartyVoter   May-07-11 07:51 PM   #35 
     - That's appalling.  crickets   May-08-11 01:03 AM   #39 
        - Sure thing!  GreenPartyVoter   May-08-11 11:28 AM   #41 
        - Great idea, crickets! There is so much that progressives don't know about homelessness.  bobbolink   May-08-11 11:35 AM   #42 
  - Too late to rec but BIG kick. I'm so glad you're keeping this topic alive.  nolabear   May-07-11 03:56 PM   #30 
  - Kick.  Chorophyll   May-07-11 04:18 PM   #31 
  - Fellow Tuscaloosa resident here  AverageJoe   May-07-11 05:55 PM   #32 
  - Do you know what is happening to these people in low-income housing who were left homeless?  bobbolink   May-07-11 09:14 PM   #37 
     - I don't know  AverageJoe   May-08-11 12:44 AM   #38 
        - Thank you. And, I hope you will poke around and see if you can find out.  bobbolink   May-08-11 11:21 AM   #40 
  - you can feel free to ramble on,  onethatcares   May-07-11 06:03 PM   #33 
  - What is going to happen to all the homeless people who have NO WHERE to go because they lost another  bobbolink   May-07-11 08:02 PM   #36 
  - Maybe he could put a progressive spin on the rebuilding  KamaAina   May-09-11 11:57 AM   #43 
  - Its going to take a lot more than "hoping". There are NO "progressive" actions  bobbolink   May-09-11 12:05 PM   #44 
  - i was in that storm in '74  ProdigalJunkMail   May-09-11 12:22 PM   #45 

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