a man fighting for the poor, Senator Edwards, does
not Get It. Poverty is a way of life for
the rich. Employers pay their workers less than
required to pay their bills. Waiting on having children
simply is NOT the answer for being underpaid. While
13 year old babies having babies is never a great
idea, we must address the root cause of Human Lack.
Its the greed of the rich, and all of us who
wants to be rich, which perpetrates the circle of
Until Americans decide that all workers need to
be paid a wage at the level of their basic expenses,
poverty will be with us. Until aid is given 100%
of the need to 100% of those in need, poverty will
be with us.
then, let me rephrase an old adage: Give a
person a pound of hotdogs, and they will eat for
today. Give a worker a decent wage, their family
eats for a lifetime.
opinion is based upon my work with the homeless
and my own being hungry as a child.
an advocate against poverty I believe poverty provides
a way of life for the rich. Please, if you or a
politician wants to learn about ending poverty ask
someone at poverty level.
responsibility, as the Senator puts it, has nothing
to do with being paid less than it costs to live.