Census report paints dim picture of poverty in Allentown

Sep 20, 2012 Full story: WFMZ 24

More people are struggling to make ends meet, according to newly released numbers on poverty from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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silly rabbit

Flourtown, PA

#1 Sep 20, 2012
This has been the most important move foward in the kings economic destruction and blight of allentown pa. With this fact now published the feds will allocate more monies for the publics best intrest that can be misappropreated for the big brown hole downtown.
Water main bursts and the sale is a bobble head go ahead, this Motto I have no idea about, but as for the current jester prez he is a poor excuse for the latin people that are the highest population in Allentown PA? He is a sell out to the mighty whity as his races quality of life is on a fast slide down. Than there is pete that said he represents the latin people, and from the looks of him since his arrivail in 2006 the only thing he represents is the growth of his gut at the expense of the local lations.
Pennsylvania

Allentown, PA

#2 Sep 20, 2012
silly rabbit wrote:
This has been the most important move foward in the kings economic destruction and blight of allentown pa. With this fact now published the feds will allocate more monies for the publics best intrest that can be misappropreated for the big brown hole downtown.
Water main bursts and the sale is a bobble head go ahead, this Motto I have no idea about, but as for the current jester prez he is a poor excuse for the latin people that are the highest population in Allentown PA? He is a sell out to the mighty whity as his races quality of life is on a fast slide down. Than there is pete that said he represents the latin people, and from the looks of him since his arrivail in 2006 the only thing he represents is the growth of his gut at the expense of the local lations.
It will end like all pyramid schemes do. For every one that gets on the free dole he has to find four to fund it .
Caprio

Allentown, PA

#3 Sep 20, 2012
What should the mayor do then? Something has to be done to make this town more productive. To do nothing at all, would eventually be worse for Allentown. He's trying, so try not to be so negative. He's done more then Daddona, Afflerbach, or Heyt, so try to be more supportive. As for crime, how can someone/anyone know when and who will commit a crime. The economy is not the mayor's fault. Where's that trickling down effect that Bush and his administration said would happen? That's what Republicans kept claiming would happen, and it hasn't.
Pennsylvania

Allentown, PA

#4 Sep 20, 2012
Hell bug out of Allentown with his pension like all the rest . Caneras and fences . We don't need all the trash coming around , braking into homes , duct taping citizens and robbing them in the surrounding boroughs or municipalities .

Surround them with fences and buy guns . Times are desperate for them and us .
MORNING CALL

Hazleton, PA

#5 Sep 21, 2012
more welfare for allentown, more illegal aliens, more hud apartments----obama says that is the cure for allentown poverty.

allentown morning call agrees.
MORNING CALL SUCKS

Hazleton, PA

#6 Sep 21, 2012
MORNING CALL wrote:
more welfare for allentown, more illegal aliens, more hud apartments----obama says that is the cure for allentown poverty.
allentown morning call agrees.
should have been morning call SUCKS.

sorry for the omission.
Pennsylvania

Allentown, PA

#7 Sep 21, 2012
The Morning Call is hamstrung with low circulation , on-line reading . Most of the welfare , food card people can't read.

Just a tidbit of why I won't vote .

We have the second highest legislative body .(253)
New hampshire has the most .(424), They get paid $100.00 a year for part time work.

Pa legislators are the scum of the earth . 2:am pay raises , payoffs from lobbyists of gaming , PSEA ,union thugs. Jane Orie was one tough gal but got caught up in the spending problem they all have . When the best fall you don't have much hope for new legislators to be anything but dishonest.

When they reduce the size of their own I might vote or I may be dead before that happens .

Salt of the earth (:/
A-town Observer

Reading, PA

#8 Sep 21, 2012
Caprio wrote:
What should the mayor do then? Something has to be done to make this town more productive. To do nothing at all, would eventually be worse for Allentown. He's trying, so try not to be so negative. He's done more then Daddona, Afflerbach, or Heyt, so try to be more supportive. As for crime, how can someone/anyone know when and who will commit a crime. The economy is not the mayor's fault. Where's that trickling down effect that Bush and his administration said would happen? That's what Republicans kept claiming would happen, and it hasn't.
Wow, someone else who sees the true big picture. Your right, Pawlowski has done more and cares more then Daddona, Afflerbach, and Heyt put together. He has given this city an opportunity of being great and I think we have a great chance of being very successful because of him and his administrations actions. Thanks for your input.
A-town Observer

Reading, PA

#9 Sep 21, 2012
Pennsylvania wrote:
The Morning Call is hamstrung with low circulation , on-line reading . Most of the welfare , food card people can't read.
Just a tidbit of why I won't vote .
We have the second highest legislative body .(253)
New hampshire has the most .(424), They get paid $100.00 a year for part time work.
Pa legislators are the scum of the earth . 2:am pay raises , payoffs from lobbyists of gaming , PSEA ,union thugs. Jane Orie was one tough gal but got caught up in the spending problem they all have . When the best fall you don't have much hope for new legislators to be anything but dishonest.
When they reduce the size of their own I might vote or I may be dead before that happens .
Salt of the earth (:/
"most of the food card people can't read"- shows how ignorant and stupid you really are. Another know nothing republican. Thank god Obama will win and be in office for 4 more years.
Ceegee

United States

#10 Sep 21, 2012
Another 4 years of bank bailouts qe4 qe5 and qe6. Just keep printing and interest rates at 0.

“Allentown the all AmericanCity”

Since: Sep 07

Allentown, PA

#11 Sep 21, 2012
We all know this place has become a haven for those who don't work, do not want a job, or women who turn out babies like rabbits by a half of a dozen different men. One of my neighbors has been married twice, has three children, two by former husbands, one by someone else and now she has a fiancÚ. There may be more on the way. She has never had a job, and never will. Gets food stamps, welfare, housing support, free health care and drugs and then goes to the food pantry to get her food. Her kids have no respect for anything, attend school, get free meals, free book bags, free Christmas gifts, free summer camp, free clothes and the give away list that she receives goes on and on. Then she complains that they have it tough but smokes all day and night.

All the while I work and try to survive in this cesspool. That is what Allentown has become and it is getting worse as the numbers show.

Allentown, the armpit of the Lehigh Valley.
silly rabbit

Drexel Hill, PA

#12 Sep 21, 2012
A-town Observer wrote:
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Wow, someone else who sees the true big picture. Your right, Pawlowski has done more and cares more then Daddona, Afflerbach, and Heyt put together. He has given this city an opportunity of being great and I think we have a great chance of being very successful because of him and his administrations actions. Thanks for your input.
AO AO Were does dadadadone come from that was before the dinsours arrival. ALLENTOWNS Melting Pot, this was the begining of the end. Didn't this family own many pieces of excivating equipment that just never got the allentown sticker on it? History repetes itself ill gotten gains leads to missing brains, just deal with lifes accomplishments eat a barrel of a gun?

Yep all of them are my hero? NOT
REDD RIDIN HOOD

Allentown, PA

#13 Sep 22, 2012
Was this a national news story cause the poverty pimps are swarming. This nonprofit for profit for a few is uncomprehensable to many. I have seen federal grant moneies perpatrated away from the ignorant for many years. Every year the is a new sham on the public we will give you this amount of money and in turn you will allow us to file the papperwork for you.

Scam big brother filing paperwork that said one and another was done, theft of services on local level?
Crooked Landlords by AO

Reading, PA

#14 Sep 22, 2012
REDD RIDIN HOOD wrote:
Was this a national news story cause the poverty pimps are swarming. This nonprofit for profit for a few is uncomprehensable to many. I have seen federal grant moneies perpatrated away from the ignorant for many years. Every year the is a new sham on the public we will give you this amount of money and in turn you will allow us to file the papperwork for you.
Scam big brother filing paperwork that said one and another was done, theft of services on local level?
I have heard of and seen you ripping off your tenants for years? You complain about a certain few pocketing fed monies, which is a lie, but you do it the "legal" way? Legal but still sleazy. You should be ashamed of yourself being on here talking like you are an advocate for the impoverished and unfortunate people, when you are their worst enemy? You are a bad man in my opinion.
REDD RIDIN HOOD

Voorhees, NJ

#15 Sep 22, 2012
Crooked Landlords by AO wrote:
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I have heard of and seen you ripping off your tenants for years? You complain about a certain few pocketing fed monies, which is a lie, but you do it the "legal" way? Legal but still sleazy. You should be ashamed of yourself being on here talking like you are an advocate for the impoverished and unfortunate people, when you are their worst enemy? You are a bad man in my opinion.
I would never let good money get mixed with bad money. It all turns to the infection we all see allentown has become. Is there any turning back the hands of tyme for allentown. The big bad wolfs are sucking all of the money up for the few and there is breadcrums being feed to the lower parts of this paperwork sham. There is no way that my name is on any of this shit. I will take my stypen over the bridge and through the woods to grandmas house I go.
A-town Observer

Reading, PA

#16 Sep 22, 2012
REDD RIDIN HOOD wrote:
<quoted text>
I would never let good money get mixed with bad money. It all turns to the infection we all see allentown has become. Is there any turning back the hands of tyme for allentown. The big bad wolfs are sucking all of the money up for the few and there is breadcrums being feed to the lower parts of this paperwork sham. There is no way that my name is on any of this shit. I will take my stypen over the bridge and through the woods to grandmas house I go.
It all started with greedy vultures like you and you know it. All this time you have acted like an advocate for the poor when your laughing your way to the bank. Shame on you.
REDD RIDIN HOOD

Philadelphia, PA

#17 Sep 23, 2012
A-town Observer wrote:
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It all started with greedy vultures like you and you know it. All this time you have acted like an advocate for the poor when your laughing your way to the bank. Shame on you.
Thats totally bull because I was once one of the reciepiet of one of the hovels alloud on the public housing lists til going to grandmas house?
A-town Observer

Reading, PA

#18 Sep 23, 2012
REDD RIDIN HOOD wrote:
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Thats totally bull because I was once one of the reciepiet of one of the hovels alloud on the public housing lists til going to grandmas house?
Your a liar, coward! SLUMLORD!
A-town Observer

Reading, PA

#19 Sep 23, 2012
Section 8 slumlord you mean?
REDD RIDIN HOOD

Voorhees, NJ

#20 Sep 23, 2012
A-town Observer wrote:
Section 8 slumlord you mean?
Mutiple personalities I see, AO AO have you seen your shrink lately because from reading your hyroclifics you seem to need your meds changed. Than again the shock treatment and frontal labotomy has done wonders for you. If you and your freinds would stop playing in the mud ass pigs do your show would not be so entertaining? To gradmas house I go LMFAO

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