Herb Meyer

‘Heartless capitalists’ provide tons of food

I found it interesting to find, side by side, in the June 26 issue of your paper, two articles.

One commentary [“Inclusive or exclusive?,” Viewpoint] found the local business owners are “heartless capitalists” who wish to ignore the persons who are “begging or panhanding” on our streets.

The other [“Waste not, want not,” Column] described how those same capitalists are actually providing, year round, literally tons of food free to these same unfortunate people.

On the page following these articles, there is a large listing of places in our area who provide shelter and food for anyone in need.

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