Why Can't Obama Bail Out The 13 Million Hungry Children In The USA
The Faces Of Americas Hungry Children
I Want To Ask You A Very Simple Question
Why can't Obama bail out the 13 Million Hungry Children In The USA. Yes why indeed do we spend trillions bailing out Wall Street and the banks but no one is screaming what about the 13 million hungry children here in the USA. No one including President Obama has offered to bail them out.And do you know that the 13 million is a conservative US government number.
Think about this. Recently 20 billion dollars was given to Bank of America to bail them out. With that amount every hungry child in America could eat for a year. And just think about this. If all the Bail Out money had been spent on the hunger and homeless problems facing America their would be no problem.
It burns me up that I still have not yet seen the 13 million hungry children, or the 33 million hungry people in America that includes the children or the issue of homelessness mentioned as a major news story on any of the major news networks. They can talk all day about the economy and its sorry state or bore you to death all day long with story after story about a river rising over its banks in North Dakota but people there are much more important news stories that should be on the news all day long. Why not follow hungry children all day long CNN and show that over and over. Or how about a all day story about the 16.000 homeless people living in the streets of New Orleans.
The issues of the hungry and the homeless facing America today are a failure of leadership from the top down. Bottom line we need to stop electing people who sell out America. And it shouldn't matter if they are democrat or republicans. Maybe its time we had a new party called something like, The American Party. I bet you people like Franklin, Jefferson, and Adams would join it. And I could see men like Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Bobby Kennedy just to name a few leading the charge.
We need to stop late night commercials for kids in foreign countries and worry about the kids here in this country. Shelby North Carolina has a real homeless problem and it has hundreds probably thousands of houses setting boarded up that people could be living in. Whole neighborhoods here in Shelby North Carolina are boarded up. Why? And you know what its the same in many cities all across America.
Recent government figures say that there are now 35.5 million hungry people here in the USA and that 17 percent of all American children are hungry. Those numbers should be the lead news story on every news network in America.
America is supposed to lead the world in wealth. We sent 6 billion dollars in Foreign Aid to Israel last year and another 4 billion to Egypt. And you know what we spend 70 billion dollars a year on the war on drugs that has been going on for 39 years and we are no closer to winning it today than we were ever were. You can add 12 billion a month for the war in Iraq.
And still we have those 35.5 million Americans that are hungry. Don't you think that maybe just maybe its time we wake up and demand that our US government either work for the American people or we get rid of them all.
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