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A Modest Proposal

Summary: Johnathan Swift style satire designed to evoke a response in the audience.


It is sad to know that millions of homeless and poverty stricken adults and children are thriving all over the world. Their numbers have augmented over the years and will continue to escalate as thousands more are born into this group everyday. It's worse to discern that millions of such people are ubiquitous in a great country like America. They live on the streets and beg endlessly in hope to garner enough money for food, clothing, and shelter. The government provides them with absolutely nothing; the widespread existence of soup kitchens, transitional housing, and job assistance programs are all myths--they provide help to less than ten percent of the total homeless population.

In my extensive travels to foreign countries all over of the planet, I have noticed the ignorance of the governments towards poverty. Upon realizing that these impoverished souls are no more important than a fly...

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