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Chance to make a Change-----Poverty in America

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Submitted by perelini (United States), Aug 16, 2008 at 18:30

This should be the Main focus of the new administration. Obama, please dont forget our own people in Poverty.

Please read the following report---POVERTY IN AMERICA.--Do the right thing.Stop making them invisible. I am not in poverty but I care about those who are......

AMERICA'S POOR, Oprah's Special Report / Anderson Cooper, Maria Shriver, Gayle King Special/ Aug. 14. 2008 nov141958 Posted on Aug 15, 2008

Hello Oprah and Staff Oprah, this is really tragic, to learn that America the richest and most powerful country in the world is got people 37 million people living in poverty. The slums are enough to sick the people all over the world stomach. Yet still America is always trying to solve others troulbes instead of picking the beam out of their own eyes first. Very sad. Too many soldier are dying, and now too many Canadian Soldiers are dying too. America start fixing up your own business. SHAME!! Oprah, imagine only 70 miles from your studio, Pembroke, Illinois no zip code, to get money, no warning system, no bank, no roads, cant pay for gasoline, no drugstores, tires use to hold down roofs. Alexandria, Douglas family, Laura, Kendell, Kendell Mom, Kendell grandson, imagine taking two ply tissue to make two rolls very pathetic. Oprah, it's time to bring in Condoleeza Rice, President George Bush, and all the other higher authorities in America to do something, it's time to wake up and take action for the really really poor people in America. I really don't want to think that we are in the last days like revelation says because these are issues that can be taken care of by the higher authorities, these issues need to be looked into, as an assign project and it should be ongoing until these unsanitary mess are clean up. These mess can be fix. So many people are without jobs some of these people can help with the building, supply the material and try to get volunteers, to help out. I was quite annoyed to see the husband with the cancer and look how far they live from even having a road to get to doctor. Anderson Cooper, CNN, Anchor, you are very right the invisible poor, imagine Katrina storm the Amtrack, call the mayor to give 1000, seats to rescue the citizens and the Mayor, turn down this blessed offer, this was very wicked of him and he can go into denial today but he must remember what goes around comes around. What this Mayor has to understand that people are functioning on different levels of intelligence and some will want to stay because this is the only place they have ever known but ther are ones that would leave for safer ground. This happens anywhere but if someone take time out to explain the nature of the hurricane they could have been convinced if they see that care is coming there way. Anderson great job! Maria Shriver, I am so proud of you, you visited Candy, and took her grocery shopping, you dried up her tears, the kids got food, you took care of them great Maria, Maria, you have made a good choice to do the poverty, keep up the good work. Volunteer, and humanitarian duties are so fulfilling. Love for Maria. Maria, you also visit, Brenda, and Barbara, I know you made them happy. Gayle King, Connecticut, Hartford, I have a good friend from Hartford Connecticut, Mervilyn Barrett, I recognize the accent, 43% poverty, no food, choice between food and car but has to get to work. Very sad, you need both, 3 kids, Scarborough Street, Linda, I hope you will be able to fix some of the bad choices you have made in your life, because you are now clean for three years, everyone can make mistakes, and everyone deserve a second chance to put their life back together, I wish you all the best get it back together. Gayle great coverage. Thank you. Oprah, I am shock out of my wits to know that America is got a lot of mess to fix up they are even worst than some third world countries that has no money. This is very shameful on America, and I hope most of this can be fix now that there are some exposure. Socal Workers, are always great people, they are working without pay, they will be blessed and are always needed. But remember God says by the sweat of your brow you sahll eat bread. Oprah, you are right that little girl is a brilliant as can be if given a chance and get instruction to rebuke the cycle of poverty away from her life, she will do just so. Oprah, great show, America did need to be exposed. I am astonished, and I bet others are too.

Kind regards- Norma

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