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J.P. Whipple is a vagabond, outcast, sleeping in a truck and staving off starvation on the outskirts of the American Dream by playing music and selling books and other artworks. Among his chief hobbies is writing political and economic essays for which he is completely unqualified to do. This is done only when he can afford a cup of coffee at a cafe which has wi-fi. Otherwise, his rants are limited to the stage at a local dive bar somewhere in the Great American West/
(26 comments) SHARE Friday, August 29, 2014 Being Poor - From the War on Poverty to the War on the Poor. The System of unWelfare
inside view of poverty. How the government and business have teamed to together to prey on the economically disadvantaged.
I am poor. I can see the cracks grow under my feet. I know they might swallow me anytime. That is how I live. That is how a lot of us live.
I wonder how long we will continue to abandon the impoverished to the predators & parasites rather than deal with them responsibly and with some shred of humanity
SHARE Saturday, December 11, 2010 The New American Economy -- Good Luck!
Capitalism, as we know it, is not going to recover. No amount of government intervention or idiotic attempts to resuscitate the asinine concept of laissez faire economics will save them. We cannot afford to live in little isolated castles anymore.