16 Tons: American Poverty

Today, more than 30% of Americans live in or near poverty.

In 1955, Tennessee Ernie Ford had a #1 hit that defined the poverty of the era.

” … You load 16 tons and what do you get? Another day older and deeper in debt. St Peter don’t you call me cause I can’t go; I owe

2019-10-17T18:25:07+00:00October 17th, 2019|

Dear Greta

Dear Greta,

You ain’t seen nothing yet. Thank you for saying that the established generations were not bad people; no, we’re just dumb and infected with greed.

We think that we will live forever – if we have enough.
We think that we can hire people to service all our needs, even if no workers exist.

2019-10-07T16:08:31+00:00October 7th, 2019|