September 01, 2005

Earl Ofari Hutchinson: Looting New Orleans and America's Poverty Crisis

Originally posted by Earl Ofari Hutchinson from The Huffington Post | Full Blog Feed, reBlogged by ts

Two things happened in one day that tell much about the abysmal failure of the Bush administration to get a handle on poverty in America. The first was the tragic and disgraceful shots of hordes of New Orleans residents scurrying down the city s Hurricane ravaged streets with their arms loaded with food, clothes, appliances, and in some cases guns, that they looted from stores and shops. That same day, the Census Bureau released a report that found that the number of poor Americans has leaped even higher since Bush took office in 2000.

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