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January 18th, 2019 - 1:29 am § in America

Do We Need Vagrancy Laws?

The owner of Ben’s Deli said Paulette Wilkie refused help from people concerned about her.  Wilkie, a homeless woman with a long history of schizophrenia, was found dead from exposure in Morrisville, Pa. Sadly, Wilkie’s death was a joint demo-repub effort. Back in the era of bipartisan col[...]

November 3rd, 2018 - 9:45 am § in Hypocrisy

The Homeless: Part 2. Kids

As many as 50% of Seattle’s street people include school age children. How do we change the law so that children are not allowed to live on the streets? It is absurd to believe that a third grader who lives in Ma’s chevy on some back street has an equal opportunity at an education. I [&h[...]

November 3rd, 2018 - 9:34 am § in Hypocrisy, The Ave Scene

THE HOMELESS PROBLEM: Part 1. The mentally ill

As many as 50% of Seattle’s street people have severe mental illness and do not want to be confined. How do we change the law so that these people are properly housed? These folks used to be confined to state hospitals with little regard for their civil rights. The came drugs that could manage[...]

September 12th, 2016 - 5:45 pm § in America, Politics, The Ave Scene

Cost money to make money

A homeless man finally gets a job after months of searching. He was accused of not wanting to work, and even worse he was more or less exiled from his family due to his lack of employment. This is despite the fact that he has been looking for some time. More than willing to work, […][...]