Tom Eblen

September 17, 2013

Tom Eblen: Taking food from the poor while giving money to the wealthy is shameful

September is Hunger Action Month, and Republicans who control the U.S. House of Representatives are marking the occasion by trying to take food from the mouths of poor children, low-wage workers and elderly people. To get a feel for the local situation, I visited Lexington-based God's Pantry.

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About Tom Eblen

Tom Eblen


Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.