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Old 02-27-2013, 12:10 PM
 
Location: Murphy, TX
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I am still surprised to hear there supposedly is a "hunger problem" in the United States. I found info on this website:

U.S. Hunger - Bread for the World: Have Faith. End Hunger.

Also, I though with all the welfare benefits (such as food stamps, Earned Income Credit, etc) such a problem would not exist. Question is just much of real problem is there?
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Old 02-27-2013, 12:18 PM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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I'm hungry right now, lunch is in an hour and a half.
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Old 02-27-2013, 12:22 PM
 
Location: Walton County, GA
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Not a hunger problem, but the poor don't have their priorities straight. Stop having kids until you can afford them. Stop smoking. You really don't need cable. Nothing wrong with used cars. Eating out is expensive. For many, drugs. The list goes on.

I bet I can get most of the poor on the right track if they were actually willing to listen. Sadly, they dont, they actually accepted this life style.

I feel bad for these kids.
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Old 02-27-2013, 12:40 PM
 
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uhggg bread for the world" wouldnt give them a click
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Old 02-27-2013, 12:41 PM
 
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The US doesn't have a hunger problem it has a nutritional problem.
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Old 02-27-2013, 12:43 PM
 
Location: Columbus, OH
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I am still surprised to hear there supposedly is a "hunger problem" in the United States. I found info on this website:

U.S. Hunger - Bread for the World: Have Faith. End Hunger.

Also, I though with all the welfare benefits (such as food stamps, Earned Income Credit, etc) such a problem would not exist. Question is just much of real problem is there?
Capitalism is the only thing that can solve long term hunger.
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Old 02-27-2013, 12:45 PM
 
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Not a hunger problem, but the poor don't have their priorities straight. Stop having kids until you can afford them. Stop smoking. You really don't need cable. Nothing wrong with used cars. Eating out is expensive. For many, drugs. The list goes on.

I bet I can get most of the poor on the right track if they were actually willing to listen. Sadly, they dont, they actually accepted this life style.

I feel bad for these kids.
Well said.
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Old 02-27-2013, 12:48 PM
 
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Nope. There's no hunger or poverty in the USA. None.
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Old 02-27-2013, 12:49 PM
 
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don't you know? this is where we have to double down on welfare
2 of something useless is always better than 1
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Old 02-27-2013, 12:49 PM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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Our current system doesn't cover everyone who can't afford food so of course we still have a hunger problem.
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