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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Is it possible to live too far in the boonies? Yes is it. There comes a point where it is not feasible to live in a rural area, and find gainful employment. There also comes a point where high speed internet ends. Believe it or not, not even dial-up is not available in all areas. Let’s...
  2. General Discussion
    Finally hit on the real reason the President created the Border Crisis. His intention is to import more poverty!! Poverty is the Democrat base for pandering and control. :eek:
  3. General Discussion
    http://www.nbcnews.com/#/feature/in-plain-sight/recession-not-over-poor-families-stretch-food-last-n83411 "Grimes and her children are among the estimated 49 million Americans who have limited — or uncertain — access to enough food to meet their daily needs. The numbers of people living in such...
  4. General Discussion
    The response in my high-rise farming thread, the food desert ads on Hulu, and the recent news items about working poor on food stamps sent me on a search for more information about these food deserts. The CDC and the USDA have slightly different definitions of a 'food desert.' CDC: Food...
  5. General Discussion
    Rather than resurrect a dead thread, I thought I'd start a new one. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/04/us/experts-say-bleak-account-of-poverty-missed-the-mark.html?pagewanted=1&_r=1 Third paragraph: "On Monday, that may start to change when the Census Bureau releases a long-promised alternate...
  6. Financial Forum
    "U.S. Poverty Rate, at 15 Percent, Is the Highest Since 1993" http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/14/us/14census.html Some findings in the article: 46.2 million people in poverty, worst in 52 years of tracking. Median household incomes declined 2.3% from 2009-2010, and 7% since 1999. "86 million...
  7. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Take a look at the TED Talk “The Magic Washing Machine” with Hans Rosling. Energy Use, The Population Explosion, Poverty, Starvation and Global Development.
  8. Urban Survival
    I work with those living in poverty, I wont get into the hows or whys they ended up there - they just are there. Through my office I run an emergency food cupboard. It is clearly set up what you can get, in what amount and how often. Today I had somebody attempt to assault me because I wouldn't...
  9. General Discussion
    Barack Obama has been widely attacked in the media, on blogs an different forums. He’s attempt to bring health insurance for very American has been seen by many as socialism, borderline to communism. I’m going to step away from the subject of Barack Obama for one moment. Hurricane Katrina 2006...
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