Political disputes have centered around it. In some places, it’s treasured and incredibly difficult to get. In others, it’s incredibly easy to get and then squandered. There are 41,542 homeless people in Florida, the third highest number out of all states in the country. The state has the third highest unsheltered population as well, with more than half of its homeless on the streets at night. There are more than 1,000 homeless people in Daytona Beach and the surrounding Volusia County alone, according to the most recently available official estimate..
It felt more natural, editor Joe Neel says, to refer to Lissette Encarnacion as on second reference, not in the broadcast version of Monday Morning Edition report about the debate in New York State over whether counts as health care. Was the emotional center of the piece. Her story of suffering a traumatic brain injury and a decade of homelessness that followed was used to spotlight how providing a home for some Medicaid recepients may in the end save states money..
The Los Angeles Times details one dinner at Santa Monica restaurant Melisse, which had offered for the last three months a seven course all foie gras menu for $185 a head. Chef Ken Takayama told the paper that he’d never bought so much foie gras in his entire cooking career. “It’s just insane,” he said..
DIONNE: Well, first of all, you see the damage of this leak, leak, leak today when all the attention was on these emails and not the speech she gave about long term we need a long term thinking in capitalism, not just short term trading. And so she had a whole proposal there earlier this week. She had a proposal on profit sharing.
It doesn’t stop because “some people will not like it.” For me that means despite whether we think something could make sense in theory (like a libertarian society) we are called to support an economic system that comports with Catholic social teaching. I think the catechism is pretty clear that we should support regulations for the common good. Where we have common ground in the Catechism is that “The state must also oversee the exercise of human rights, even though this task belongs primarily to individuals and their associations.” I agree.
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