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poverty pimp

poverty pimp
 n.— «They want to know how there can be millions of dollars coming into Fresno to address the homelessness issue and none of it goes to help the homeless. All I can tell them is that there are some very well funded organizations that have been set up to address the issue. The directors of these projects are well paid and know how to get money into their programs. What most of these groups do not know how to do is to help the homeless. Most homeless people nod and agree when I use the term “poverty pimp” to describe this situation.» —“Vigilantes, Poverty Pimps, and Bulldozers” by Mike Rhodes San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center: Central Valley Mar. 27, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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