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What do you, as an American, consider 'deplorable' conditions as?

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ssnelson26

Asked by ssnelson26 at 2:20 PM on Jan. 15, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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  • no running water, no electric, limited or no food
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:24 PM on Jan. 15, 2010

  • in other countries, lifestyles that are restrained with widespread or local little selfrespect, little food, housing, medical care because of religious beliefs or political - military activity. Same here in U S.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:24 PM on Jan. 15, 2010

  • No running water, no place to live, not enough food to eat.

    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 2:25 PM on Jan. 15, 2010

  • Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:28 PM on Jan. 15, 2010

  • Hey------------did you hear what happened with the healthcare bill--------------------the poor got screwed---------
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:33 PM on Jan. 15, 2010

  • No access to clean water, no safe housing, little or no access to food.
    AngelDawn7

    Answer by AngelDawn7 at 2:37 PM on Jan. 15, 2010

  • No running water or dirty water that cannot be used, no food, no heating or cooling or proper shelter and disease ridden areas where no medicine or help is available by driving to the emergency room.
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 2:39 PM on Jan. 15, 2010

  • it is my feeling that very very American really knows poverty unless they live in in say the Appalachia's , the reservations, the tent cities , the streets . We don't have to dig in a pile of garbage for something that can fill there aching belly , We never see rotting corpses laying in the street , I think very very few Americans have any realistic concept of poor

    freedomthinks

    Answer by freedomthinks at 2:39 PM on Jan. 15, 2010

  • Hoarders...
    mlregalado

    Answer by mlregalado at 2:48 PM on Jan. 15, 2010

  • Well, last week there was nothing leftover from my welfare check to get my hair and nails done. You should see my cuticles. I look deplorable.

    lol---------------------------------people have no idea.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:49 PM on Jan. 15, 2010

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