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There are two types of poor people, those who are poor together and those who are poor alone.  The first are the true poor, the others are rich people out of luck.
     —    Jean-Paul Sartre
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On This Day In:
2016 Wavelengths Of The Earth
2015 God Said What To You?
2014 Not Saying
2013 Ears And Tongue
2012 The Story Of Joe (Middle-Class Republican)
2011 Happy Birthday, Diana
Depending On Kindness

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No greater tragedy exists in modern civilization than the aged, worn-out worker who after a life of ceaseless effort and useful productivity must look forward for his declining years to a poorhouse.  A modern social consciousness demands a more humane and efficient arrangement.
     —    Franklin D. Roosevelt
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On This Day In:
2014 Bewitching
2013 Visiting Joy
2012 Dedication To Today
2011 Project Second Chance – Adult Literacy
Turning Coal Into Diamonds

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God’s Word teaches a very hard, disturbing truth.  Those who neglect the poor and the oppressed are really not God’s people at all — no matter how frequently they practice their religious rituals nor how orthodox are their creeds and confessions.
     —    Theologian Ronal Sider
[Found on a blog I follow:  http://culturemonk.com/
The specific post is:  http://culturemonk.com/2014/03/26/its-probably-why-i-used-to-be-a-stripper-really/
    —    KMAB]
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On This Day In:
2013 Listening And Deserving
2012 I’m Still Not Certain
2011 True, False And Useful

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When I feed the poor they call me a saint.  When I ask why so many people are poor they call me a communist.
    —    Brazilian Roman Catholic Bishop Dom Helder Camara
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On This Day In:
2013 Making You Stronger
2012 Sick Of Being Sick
Greater Than Power
2011 Clear, Specific And Measurable
2010 The Runner’s High
Into The Dark…

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Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
    —    Napoleon Bonaparte
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On This Day In:
2013 The Lucky Few
2012 A Post-Valentine’s Day Message
2011 Risk, Lyrics, Starting Over, And My Trip To The ER
Lucky Choice

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