Destitute: Charlie Errickson, 54, sat eating his lunch outside his shelter as he struggles to survive. Ocean County is trying to shut the makeshift city down.
By Daily Mail Reporter
In scenes reminiscent of the Great Depression these are the ramshackle homes of the desperate and destitute U.S. families who have set up their own ‘Tent City’ only an hour from Manhattan.
More than 50 homeless people have joined the community within New Jersey’s forests as the economic crisis has wrecked their American dream.
And as politicians in Washington trade blows over their country’s £8.8 trillion debt, the prospect of more souls joining this rag tag group grows by the day.
Building their own tarpaulin tents, Native American teepees and makeshift balsa wood homes, every one of the Tent City residents has lost their job.
By Michael Edwards
Eminent Domain has been used throughout the nation to employ a technique whereby the State can request the sacrifice of personal property in the name of “the greater good.” Generally there has been some semblance of attempting to hide the collectivist nature of Eminent Domain by properly compensating landowners for their loss. However, a small town in New Jersey sets the stage for a new form of Eminent Domain where private land can be seized — in perpetuity — with zero compensation. Under the guise of environmentalism, the town of Kingwood is a prime example of a Communist-style land grab which is at the heart of a global move toward the restriction of personal property rights. [Image]
By various sources
It turns out that Wisconsin doesn’t have the $3.6 billion budget shortfall as claimed by Koch Industries lapdog governor Scott “Hosni” Walker. Instead, this is an all out war on labor. Though Wisconsin is resisting, other states are also under attack by both Democrats and Republicans.
Posted in Economy Economics, Labor, Neoliberalism, NWO, Obama and Company
Tagged bankster bailouts, california, indiana, new jersey, new york, obama, ohio, teachers unions, Union busting, wisconsin protest
copyright © 2010 Betsy L. Angert. BeThink.org
In the Fall, this year and every year, in this nation talk turns to Education. The President of the United States delivers a speech to students. Articles appear in the news. Television broadcasts beckon us to think about our Education Nation. In 2010, Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, did what many thought novel. He donated $100 million dollars to Newark City Schools. Some were skeptical of his motives. More rejoiced. Certainly with abundant cash in the coffers, change would come to the nations schools, or at least to the chosen educational institutions. However, it might not. Continue reading
Posted in Education, Exopolitics, Human Relationships
Tagged Education, Education Reform, Geoffrey Canada, Mark Zuckerberg, Michelle Rhee, new jersey, Newark, Standardized Tests, Standards, Teach to America, Teach to Test