For the Ragtag Daily Prompt: vagrant.
A vagrant can be “a person without a settled home or regular work who wanders from place to place and lives by begging.”
Right now, our local Legion is helping the local Coast Guard employees who are not getting their paychecks, by giving them 1300 gift cards for $100 for food. The story is here.
I am angry that our government is locked up, that 800,000 people are not able to work or are working without pay, and that another twice that number contract with the government. They will not get back pay.
The photograph is not the Coast Guard, it is a zoom of Indian Island.
The employees furloughed have been invited to the Food Bank. I think Congress and the President should donate their salaries, no, not salaries but their INCOME to all the people they’ve affected until the shut down ends. How dare they make vagrants of honest workers.
Here! Here! This is atrocious.
Pisses me off, too. I guess this is how we learn to pay attention, through increasing amounts of suffering and loss.