” ‘I must do something’ always solves more problems than ‘Something must be done.’ ”
— Author Unknown
There’s been a lot of talk lately about raising the taxes on the wealthiest 2% of Americans. The argument goes that those who have more should pay more.
The rich. The privileged. The wealthy. The elite.
But let’s stop for a minute and think about who’s wealthy.
There are a lot of hungry people in this country. Feeding America says that hunger is a reality for 1 in 6 people. That’s millions of people. Right in our own back yards.
If you and I eat well every night, wouldn’t that make us part of the “food elite.” Aren’t we, “those who have more?” Aren’t we … wealthy?
Consider working at or donating to a local food bank this Christmas season. Or any season.
After all, maybe you and I are a part of the 2%.
Yesterday’s gift of time … Helped my co-workers deliver food from the Oregon Food Bank over my lunch hour yesterday. To help those who have less than me.