I don’t care what we call our football team. I don’t care about Lance Armstrong’s doping or RGIII’s knee, or whether Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o knew his dead girlfriend never existed in the first place, or any of the other sports dramas we’ve spent gobs of energy on in these past few weeks. Here’s what we ought to be talking about: 600 kids. The District has set a dubious new record for the number of homeless kids crammed inside a scary, abandoned hospital that serves as the city’s makeshift family homeless
It´s not true that no one cares. Democrats care, and most of all, Obama cares. That is why they are all so wonderful. Caring is all that really matters. Caring - claiming to want to "help people" without actually doing anything - proves your own goodness, which makes other people´s problems disappear like magic. Try it - all the Democrats do, and it wins them major elections to boot!
There was a story the other day suggesting that D Cbe a model for the rest of big cities because of their government funded economic boom.Works out great if you´re a white liberal or a patronage job minority but not so good for the rank and file poverty club.
Of course we have a problem with overflow kids,that´s what happens when to pay women to have them.
This country is so broke it can´t afford to refuel a navy ship but there´s plenty of money around to fund the left´s new constitution that guarantees hundreds of more government freebies.
Good article. I wish the author had talked more about the low-income housing issue. Landlords have become much stricter than when we were starting out. If you have been jailed, served your time, and now trying to go straight...no one will rent to you. Many apartments demand rent payments be made by cashier´s checks. It doesn´t matter what your credit score is; you get to pay extra to give them cashier´s checks. There was a time that, when your lease expired, you could extend one month at a time. No more - you have zero flexibility if you need to move for a job and it isn´t the one month of the year when your lease expires.
If we want homeless families off the streets, they need to have some living options to help them get back on their feet.
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Fiesta del sol, 2/9/2013 7:25:27 AM (No. 9166907)
FTA "This, of course, is happening in the same city now rolling in a $417 million budget surplus and on track for a $240 million surplus".
How many times has Obama stopped by on his way to play golf? Obama can´t go two sentences without using the word fairness. Is it fair that he has million dollar parties with Beyonce while these innocent kids suffer? Is it fair that his family spends tens of millions on yearly vacations to Hawaii and Spain? Is it fair his kids go to Sidwell friends while one lady in the story...her kids haven´t gone to school in a month?
And we have Bill Gates who really has no use for all his money. Has he ponied up any to help? Or Mrs. Steve Jobs who wants to use millions of his dollars to help illegal children. Can´t these people just stop to help real American citizens??? The land of milk and honey is all but dried up out here for normal people. And it is getting worse every day.
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