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nightline:

 
Bruce Springsteen Pens Letter to the Editor
Here’s the Boss’ letter to the Asbury Park Press:
Thank you for your March 27 front-page story by Michael Symons, “As poverty rises, cuts target aid.” The article is one of the few that highlights the contradictions between a policy of large tax cuts, on the one hand, and cuts in services to those in the most dire conditions, on the other.
 (Click here to see the article: As poverty rises, NJ cuts target aid.) 
 Also, you’ve shone some light on anti-poverty workers and analysts such as Adele LaTourette, Meara Nigro, Cecilia Zalkind and Raymond Castro, among others, all of whom have something important to add to the discussion: real information and actual facts about what is happening below the poverty line. 
 These are voices that in our current climate are having a hard time being heard, not just in New Jersey, but nationally. Finally, your article shows that the cuts are eating away at the lower edges of the middle class, not just those already classified as in poverty, and are likely to continue to get worse over the next few years. I’m always glad to see my hometown newspaper covering these issues. 
Bruce Springsteen
COLTS NECK
(Image: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

nightline:

Bruce Springsteen Pens Letter to the Editor

Here’s the Boss’ letter to the Asbury Park Press:

Thank you for your March 27 front-page story by Michael Symons, “As poverty rises, cuts target aid.” The article is one of the few that highlights the contradictions between a policy of large tax cuts, on the one hand, and cuts in services to those in the most dire conditions, on the other.

 (Click here to see the article: As poverty rises, NJ cuts target aid.) 

 Also, you’ve shone some light on anti-poverty workers and analysts such as Adele LaTourette, Meara Nigro, Cecilia Zalkind and Raymond Castro, among others, all of whom have something important to add to the discussion: real information and actual facts about what is happening below the poverty line. 

 These are voices that in our current climate are having a hard time being heard, not just in New Jersey, but nationally. Finally, your article shows that the cuts are eating away at the lower edges of the middle class, not just those already classified as in poverty, and are likely to continue to get worse over the next few years. I’m always glad to see my hometown newspaper covering these issues. 

Bruce Springsteen

COLTS NECK

(Image: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

subinev:

We met this guy at about 2am at The Windmill in Long Branch, NJ. He insisted that I should take his photo because his brother is Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino from Jersey Shore. Somehow, I didn’t quite believe him.

This man is a liar.
Also half his garments need to be pulled up and the other half need to be pulled down.

subinev:

We met this guy at about 2am at The Windmill in Long Branch, NJ. He insisted that I should take his photo because his brother is Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino from Jersey Shore. Somehow, I didn’t quite believe him.

This man is a liar.

Also half his garments need to be pulled up and the other half need to be pulled down.