As the pandemic rages, landlords across the country continue to kick tenants out of their homes. In Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, for example, 244 families have been evicted from their homes since September 4. Just last week, landlords filed 2,358 eviction cases
A cold hard fact in America today is the wealthy are heroes and the poor somehow how are greedy louts looking for a handout.
Bah! Humbug! to a nation where 20 million are unemployed, 20 million children are food insecure and the elderly choose medicine over food. And if the live in congregate settings death from Covid.
Minimum wage is not a living. Layoffs in the months of Covid-19 have brought even more service workers, laborers and professionals into the mix.
I have worked with people on the street for years and as early as two years ago, more families had no homes, living in shelters at night and on the street during the day. Staying on the street equals people dying and not from Covid-19, but from lack of housing, benefits and healthcare.(NPR just now)
The Pandemic just hastened the fall and emphasized the gap between the rich and the poor has widened significantly in America.
Every day Moscow Mitch McConnell fights relief bills that would help the American people including the landlord and tenant.
"Are there no prisons? No workhouses for these people?"... "If they would rather die," said Scrooge, "they had better do it and decrease the surplus population." -- Charles Dickens, "A Christmas Carol"
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America must have a change in Senate leadership.
Our country and Democracy depends on it.
We live in a truly heartless country. I don't know what else to say.
When your county's business model is to profit from other peoples misfortune and here we are. Banks, Insurance, Hospitals and the Government. Dog eat dog. Capitalism turned Cannabalism.
But.. but.. SOCIALISM IS EVIL!
Without the rental payments being made, the homeowners who depend on that money to pay their mortgage, will be foreclosed on by the mortgage lender. How come no-one feels bad for the girl or guy that has that one rental as their retirement investment and they are going to lose everything because of the tenant?