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Old 10-28-2020, 07:35 PM   #167 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by redpoint5 View Post
The number of people that die of hunger in the US is so small that the stat isn't even tracked. It occurs most often by accident where elderly or mentally/physically incapable people get neglected.....
I was more specifically thinking about exposure. Homeless people freeze to death every year in Portland. Then there is just the general ill health caused by poor diet, exposure, yes drugs, and lack of medical care.

There are plenty of people that are homeless because they can't afford housing. That is helped by money. We also were specifically talking about seniors, Social Security, at what happens to them if Social Security is replaced by private retirement funds. There are lots of seniors that couldn't make rent without a Social Security check.
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