Limerick by Skip Tenczar
The formula shortage has parents on the run,
Trying to feed their babies with little or none.
A nation is broken
When it is unspoken
That feeding your kid is harder than buying a gun.
We discuss how our political institutions are divided, and how this causes minority rule, rather than majority rule. The wealthy can buy the government that they want. Democrats need a cohesive message to convince voters to turn out en masse.
We talk about how the child tax credit resulted in the largest drop in child poverty. Unfortunately, it is now expired. But government can do something to fix things. We also need to recover the money that was not claimed by those who needed it the most. We also discuss the problem for ordinary people in attempting to buy homes. Investors are pushing them out of the ownership class, and sentencing them to be forever renters.
Stephen Pimpare, Robert Hennelly, Dean Spiliotes