Latest in Brijit: The hungry at holiday time

Blessed Is the Full Plate –

Where there’s no will to feed America’s hungry, there’s no way. Food pantries and soup kitchens are receiving less donations than ever as the Bush Administration, which prefers not to acknowledge such a depressing domestic problem, continues to spend freely in other areas, including war abroad. With solid evidence from sources such as the proposed farm bill, Quindlen makes a powerful call for politicians to stop their “pious sanctimony about gay marriage and abortion” and start addressing one of the most basic human needs.

By Anna Quindlen in Newsweek, 26 November 2007

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