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Politics Imitating Art

When I sardonically wrote in my novel Virtual Silence that American cities would eventually round up their homeless and ship them off to Mexico to become free labor for a certain questionable industry, I only somewhat thought a city like Columbus, South Carolina would actually do it. According to MSN Money, they are planning on doing something very much like it (without the Mexico bit).

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  1. Look no further than Nevada. The mental hospital in Las Vegas had a practice of shipping its residents to California via one-way bus tickets. It was discovered because a volunteer at Loaves & Fishes, a homeless service center in Sacramento, started talking to a newly arrived individual questions about how he got there.

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