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We are advancing

We believe that we are advanced,
wise and clever and free
in our rich and peaceful regions
free from slavery and many other evil things. 113 more words

Poem

If You Don't Vote - A Republican World - 'John Boehner Says Unemployed People ‘Just Sit Around,’ Don’t Think They Have To Work'

‘The national average unemployment benefit payment per week is $293, according to the MSN Money website. That’s 35 percent of an average salary in America reports USA Today’.(1) 211 more words

Politics

Food for thought

Last week the internet news sources and even the New York Times featured stories about food research by sociologists from North Carolina State University. The research did not study the level of nutrition in popular foods, nor the availability of adequate nutrition in poor communities. 831 more words

Poverty

Your Own Private Cheektowaga

The busiest supermarket within a hundred miles of here is the Wegmans in Williamsville, New York. Stores in Ontario seem nearly abandoned by comparison but on any given day in greater Buffalo, shopping is king. 1,112 more words

Buffalo

Success

Poverty seems to hold too many people in its tight grip. Some people complain while they struggle to survive in the midst of a tight economy, doing the best they can while hoping for things to change. 259 more words