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Food Banks Canít Go On Like This
The Atlantic ^ | May 6, 2020 | Conor Friedersdorf

Posted on 05/06/2020 7:50:30 PM PDT by CheshireTheCat

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It's almost like they want people to starve.
1 posted on 05/06/2020 7:50:30 PM PDT by CheshireTheCat
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To: CheshireTheCat

Open the damn economy


2 posted on 05/06/2020 7:52:00 PM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with islamic terrorists - they want to die for allah and we want to kill them.)
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They can’t print helicopter money easy enough, but if people are home and not producing the goods and services that people need, guess what the results will be.


3 posted on 05/06/2020 7:57:49 PM PDT by fhayek (No space thread is complete without a Uranus joke...)
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To: fhayek

Death.


4 posted on 05/06/2020 7:59:50 PM PDT by coaster123 (XLV-MMXX)
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To: CheshireTheCat

I take leftover bread from a bakery to a food bank. Surplus dropped to near zero in recent weeks


5 posted on 05/06/2020 8:00:53 PM PDT by ctdonath2 (Interesting how those so interested in workERS are so disinterested in workING.)
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To: CheshireTheCat

How can so many need food banks?


6 posted on 05/06/2020 8:08:06 PM PDT by ConservativeMind (Trump: Befuddling Democrats, Republicans, and the Media for the benefit of the US and all mankind.)
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To: CheshireTheCat

Dammit, I’ve been saying from the get-go that this man-made depression will kill a hell of a lot more people than the virus. Now, we’re beginning to see starvation in the US. I have never been so angry in my life.


7 posted on 05/06/2020 8:13:03 PM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: CheshireTheCat

Nobody wants anyone to starve...and they won’t either.


8 posted on 05/06/2020 8:15:51 PM PDT by caww
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.....”Now, we’re beginning to see starvation in the US”.....

Oh really....and just where are people starving ?????


9 posted on 05/06/2020 8:17:36 PM PDT by caww
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To: ConservativeMind

Have you seen the media coverage of miles-long lines of cars waiting to get their free food? Very odd. Or maybe the drive-bys set it all up . . .


10 posted on 05/06/2020 8:17:37 PM PDT by Blurb2350
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To: caww

That was starving last night. Then I had a meatball parmesan hero and I wasn’t anymore


11 posted on 05/06/2020 8:19:47 PM PDT by dp0622 (Radicals, racists dloont point fingers at me I'm a small town white boy Just tryin to make ends meet)
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To: Blurb2350

Some, are getting it to re-sell in their stores....others to stock up on top of what they already have. Ther’s certain people who will always take advantage of anything “free”...especially a drive up free give away of food...


12 posted on 05/06/2020 8:20:37 PM PDT by caww
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That’s about the size of it....and likely those who think they’re starving weigh in about 200 lbs!


13 posted on 05/06/2020 8:23:24 PM PDT by caww
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To: ConservativeMind

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6679465/Decaying-Detroit-Haunting-photographs-abandoned-hospitals-factories-strip-clubs.html

All that work went overseas. Schools have been dumb-ed down for decades. Drugs flowed in. Culture has gone downhill with lots of help from hollywood.


14 posted on 05/06/2020 8:31:01 PM PDT by Pollard (shadowbanned)
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To: CheshireTheCat

129,000 people a day going to this food bank?! That sounds astronomical. West Virginia is smaller than the borough I live in and our daily food bank client count is 90 to 100 people. I smell a rat here.


15 posted on 05/06/2020 8:35:01 PM PDT by AlaskaErik (In time of peace, prepare for war.)
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Nobody is going to starve-one of the food banks in SA was being mooched from by a lot of well-to-do people who live there in the city but have summer/weekend homes out here on the lake and river-those people were driving up in Cadillac Escalades and Lincoln Navigators and filling those SUVs with stuff they are using to stock their cabins for free-several of them bragged to some of us lesser people who really live here about what they did-that was stupid, because now everyone knows-they were not well liked before-and they certainly aren’t now...

I’ll just bet there are plenty of other cities where the well-off are hitting the food banks to stock their summer places in the country for free...


16 posted on 05/06/2020 8:35:29 PM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys-you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: caww

We will definitely know when people are really starving.


17 posted on 05/06/2020 8:38:09 PM PDT by dp0622 (Radicals, racists dloont point fingers at me I'm a small town white boy Just tryin to make ends meet)
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To: ConservativeMind
How can so many need food banks?

The poorest countries in the world have NO "food banks." We do. That in itself should tell you that if people are going hungry THEY did something to screw it up.
It USED to be that people followed the Bible: work for food. But, our country has people who WILL NOT work. I knew a woman like that. She refused to work. She got welfare.
Yet she had the money to go to shows and theater.

Someone DID tell on her. I wouldn't even know who to TELL. Anyway, I met her on the street one day and she was INFURIATED! She was told that the welfare had stopped and she HAD to work. There WAS nothing wrong with her except sloth and greed [two of the seven deadly sins].

I thought my best FOGHORN LEGHORN "That warms, I say, warms the cockles of mah heart!"

18 posted on 05/06/2020 8:40:20 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: CheshireTheCat

Anybody can spout America leads the world in COVID death, people are truly starving,blacks are hit the hardest in red states,HCQ is a fake remedy,people are injecting Lysol or drinking fish tank cleaner. Once the BS hate Trump machine is spun out by the scum media,it travels around and around local/national news,media,blogs,social sites,newspapers,late night TV and on and on and turns to “truth” or commonly called Fake News.


19 posted on 05/06/2020 8:41:46 PM PDT by shanover (...To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them.-S.Adams)
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To: dp0622

That’s just not going to happen.


20 posted on 05/06/2020 8:44:23 PM PDT by caww
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