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Watching TV coverage of the poor people in New Orleans baording buses to flee yet another hurricane, I was struck that people who appear so obviously poor still exist in America.

I looked for charities, and noticed that the really rich people like Oprah, Clinton, Bill Gates and Warren Buffet spend most of their money on non-Americans.

Then I found this wonderful http://www.franklynchfoundation.org that focus 100% on poor people inside of America.

It says something like what kind of a mother spends all her money overseas, when her own children in her own house are impoverished, without health care and trapped without hope by ignorance. When I read that, I thought “That is exactly what I see on TV in New Orleans!”

And the Red Cross wastes too much of every donation on executives salaries and overhead – it is a scandal.

So I am donating to http://www.franklynchfoundation.org

Help fight poverty inside of America.

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