Why no Hoovervilles or soup lines?

Why no Hoovervilles or soup lines?
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In the great depression of the 1930s Hoovervilles, such as pictured above, sprung up across the United States of America.
These were accompanied by lengthy soup lines throughout the country.
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With the crash of 2008 still fresh in our memory we have to wonder why we don’t see this today. Well wonder no more my friends. Food stamps unemployment benefits and additional safety nets instituted by Democratic President Franklin D. Roosevelt have eliminated the hoovervilles and soup lines of days gone by.
But we still have growing poverty and despair in this once great country as depicted in the link below.
http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/081001-2010-12-29-underneath-the-happy-talk-is-this-as-bad-as-the.htm
We can and shall turn this around by voting Democratic Party in November.
Remember in November, my friends, we do not have the wealth of our opponents but we do have the votes to make a difference.

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3 thoughts on “Why no Hoovervilles or soup lines?

  1. No Hoovervilles or breadlines! Today, they would be met with police militia and either shot or thrown on one of our bursting prisons. Homelessness is becoming illegal in many cities. Compassion seems to be a thing of the past.

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  2. Did you see PBS’ Roosevelts series last week? This was mentioned….excellent programs.

    Leo Romo

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