Tag Archive: ashamed

Jun 07

None of my business: We have a cockeyed view of poverty in America.

It was late, I was grumpy, and the woman in front of me was buying cigarettes. I noticed the items in her cart: brand-name snacks, colas, and frozen foods. I looked at how she dressed, considered the carton of cigarettes she requested, and made a wager to myself that she would pay with government assistance. …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/none-of-my-business-we-have-a-cockeyed-view-of-poverty-in-america/