Tuesday, September 23, 2008

It's looking more like the Great Depression every day now

An encampment for the homeless in Highland Park, Washington, sprung up overnight, and the city has already responded with a 72-hour time frame to get out.

A sign in front of the encampment reads, "Nicklesville," a play on Mayor Greg Nickles, whose not exactly a friend of the homeless. Some have drawn the comparison of the Depression-era Hooversville with it's tin shanty towns, to this modern version of 150 fuchsia-colored tents.

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