As seen on KABC-TV Los Angeles previously, and on ABC News tonight probably courtesy of the NY Times Wednesday, now is not the best time to relocate if you don’t absolutely have to, unless you have money to burn, or if price is no object of course….
When I was a reporter in the suburbs and exurbs of one of this country’s major cities in the ’80s, “homeless hotels” and mega taxicab fares to jobs closer-in to that city were being picked up by some local Public Housing Authorities, but I don’t hear or read that in this week’s stories. Were Bush/Cheney really worse for the needy — of whatever supposed “class” — than Reagan/Bush?! Persons more in-touch with recent homelessness and hunger stats than I, might know. Maybe it’s just the combined onslaught of the whole last 28 years (DLC/Clinton included). I guess our REAL long national nightmare isn’t quite over yet….