Evidently Schwarzenegger feels that the fairgrounds is a better place for Hooverville than Sacramento. Earlier we reported on Hooverville’s appearing throughout the country at an alarming pace, however this is starting to get out of hand when state governments are starting programs to simply shift the problem out of site rather than fixing the root of the problem.. unemployment.
We know we are in the mother of all recessions, but there is no excuse for the still wealthiest nation on the planet to have homeless children living in squalor. It’s reckless and breeds a lack of hope for our young.
March 25 (Bloomberg) — California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger said a make-shift tent city for the homeless that sprang up in the capital city of Sacramento will be shut down and its residents allowed to stay at the state fairgrounds. Full Story