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  •  Some examples of Sirkin's compassion (4+ / 0-)
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    exNYinTX, shergald, Do Tell, Ellicatt

    here

    In it he argues that homeless people were mostly mentally ill, and

    Another large segment of the homeless--about one-third--consists of
    alcoholics and drug addicts.  Most of them are what we once called tramps
    and hoboes.  They have become highly visible since the abolition of va-
    grancy ordinances.
        The rest of the homeless includes husbandless women with children and
    people with a temporary problem of housing or income.  The number of home-
    less who are normal, employable people is a small minority.

    In other words, nutcases, druggies, slut women who got knocked up and tramps.

    BTW this was written at the height of the crack epidemic and after the Reagan years when his tax cuts were supposedly trickling down to the rest of us.

       

    SAY NO 2 JOE. VOTE 4 NED INSTEAD!!! -8.75, -8.00

    by DisNoir36 on Thu Oct 26, 2006 at 06:12:57 AM PDT

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