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Old December 7th, 2013, 03:21 AM
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Default Re: Homeless solutions

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Originally Posted by matapule View Post
Susi'ana, you are not old enough to remember and most members of HT are not old enough to remember, but matapule remembers. It was President Ronald Reagan and his "compassionate conservatism" that eliminated Federal funding for mental health programs. He said it was the State's responsibility not the national government to take care of the mentally ill......without providing any funding for those programs. Reagan essentially decimated funding for mental health programs and we are reaping the "benefits" today.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QtEmcruWTso
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