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    Who helps the poor and homeless?

    I recently went to our near-by Salvation Army to donate some school supplies I over bought.
    Thought I'd need twice as much as I would for Jade, but found out the some of the teachers at the school, under the circumstances, had decided to buy Joe's needed supplies. So I had extra.

    While at the Salvation Army I had a disturbing conversation with the lady there. Charitable Donations are very very down this year.
    If you call our local community help hotline, 211, you will find that they've had none, zed, zero donations for school supplies this year. NONE! And this isn't people looking for money to get a latest laptop, but people looking for school supplies for children.
    So at this point they have to rely on the state to help.

    It had me thinking.
    Who's truly responsible for the least of our people?

    In the pic above, you'd think the everyday person is or should be.
    But what if a lot of the everyday people decides not to help, or in the case of school supplies, no one helps?

    What would happen if the government decided they would no longer support the least of our people?
    We'd have a lot of struggling folks out there with no one who'd bother to help them.

    The liberals would blame the conservatives...but in general wouldn't help.

    The conservatives would blame the homeless...figuring they did it to themselves.

    The homeless would do what they had to to survive.
    And I doubt being able to get a job would be on their list because...who'd hire the homeless?
    Crime would go up.

    In a perfect world, we'd help each other out. There would be no need for the government to do it for us.

    It's a strange thing to me to look at the pic above...
    On one hand, I agree that the government shouldn't have to do our job for us.

    But who really helps the poor and hopeless?

    From what the Salvation Army has said...
    No one.
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