- Maybe we could all read For Us, the Living, and defeat the problem using an
operational version of the economic system Heinlein so delicately explains which
eradicates the idea of class warfare by revealing the fundamental truth that
we're all actually not that different.
From: Steve Rynecki <srynecki@...>
To: "MPD-5D@yahoogroups.com" <MPD-5D@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Fri, October 1, 2010 6:12:32 AM
Subject: Re: [MPD-5D]
There will always be poverty in a capitalist society. Welfare shouldn't be a
livlihood. There should be more common sense policies, etc. Poor or not, black
or white - there is right and wrong and pouring ones urine on someone riding a
bike is a crime. Being a product of the projects is not an excuse.
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On Sep 30, 2010, at 11:37 PM, <zomora@...> wrote:
I am saddened to find such unfortunate opinions submitted on this listserv. Mr
Conn observations are ridiculous. To suggest that women have babies to gain
more funding from government programs is most unfortunate. Poverty and the
effects of poverty on our society are much more complex topics and require
thoughtful analysis and discussion.
Should we spend equal time discussing reality of white supremacy and racism that
continue to produces the chronic inequities in our society. Why is a public
school in upper NW equipped with the finest resources and schools in the inner
city equipped with the worse resources. Many other examples of this phenomenon
can be cited. Poverty creates an environment that breeds this dysfunctional
I encourage a more thoughtful and reasoned dialogue regarding the problems of
our youth. I suggest we spend some time with the work of Jonathan Kozol (among
others)to better understand the challenges of our neighbors. Then develop
effective solutions that combat poverty.
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