Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Feed the Rich, Starve the Poor

Stephen Colbert on Tuesday night, 11/18/14, humorously pointed out a sad fact. Since republiKKKans cut $800 Million from food stamps, the poor have resorted to going to a new wave of stores popping up:

Salvage Food Stores

These stores are selling food that has exceeded sell by dates or dented canned goods or bruised fruit at "crazy discounts."

As a person of low fixed income, I myself shop at a little store in my neighborhood which sells day old bread for 99 cents (about a 3rd regular price) as well as some often REALLY out of date and often failed overstock goods...like some strangely flavored cereal which never caught on so ends up being bought by the pallet and sold at "crazy discounts." 

I'm not going to name the place, but in addition to dollar stores, this is the new America...pay people less, give them low quality or expired (sometimes REALLY expired) food at a profit, gut their unions and labor rights, and raise their rents and utilities. The republican value system. No thanks. I may buy the old bread, but I ain't buyin' the BULLSHIT.

Fight back, America. If you still have brain cells firing.

Be cool, be nobody's fool; and don't dismiss the bliss.