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Chris Parsons: "too poor to live through the winter"

By Remy Benoit

From the Daily Mail, UK Army veteran and his wife die in "suicide pact" after becoming "too poor to live through the winter."

From Zaid Jilani at Think Progress Occupy Atlanta Encamps in Neighborhood to Save Police Officers Home from

This economic nightmare is not impacting those who created it. It is impacting all the rest of us. The only way out of it is to see to it that our neighbors are eating, have heat and water and the other basic necessities, while at the same time we make it clear that the free ride is over.

Why is there no Occupy St. Augustine? My folks live there, tell me there are so many looking for work, living outside, begging for work, asking for help to eat. Where are you St. Augustine? Move On it!


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