CAT Tracks for April 28, 2018
REMEMBER THE WAR ON POVERTY?

President Lyndon Baines Johnson (LBJ, subject of a recent movie release) declared this war in January, 1964,only months after taking office following the assassination of JFK.

So quaint, so Sixties.

How the tables have turned...

...to a war on the poor:


From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Paul Krugman: Trump's war on the poor


Locally, Cairo and Thebes public housing residents have certainly gotten the message...

...a plan of attack taken nationwide with the new HUD proposals to increase rent in public housing, along with work requirements.

It's beginning to look like poor folk don't have a prayer.

Oh, that's right, they don't:


From The Washington Post

The poor donít have a prayer in todayís Washington