Obama's America: There's no place like homelessness

When a Republican is in the Oval Office, you can count on the media to hyperventilate over homelessness, and blame the heartlessness of the GOP. As America's economy falters under the weight of Obama's policies, homelessness will only get worse. Don't hold your breath waiting for the stories on network news casts blaming the president.The Portland Tribune, May 29, 2009, reports:Information released Friday by the Oregon Housing and Community Services found a 37 percent jump from a year ago in the number of homeless people counted during a January one-night statewide census.The count found 17,122 people who were homeless, up from 12,529 people in January 2008.Skyrocketing unemployment numbers and some wage reductions during the recession could have contributed to the number of people who live on the streets.Over at the Journal Sentinel, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, similar reports abound: Madison - State Capitol police respond to dozens of incidents each month involving homeless people who...(Read Full Post)