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Armed Activists defy Texas Law to Feed the Homeless

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posted on Dec, 23 2015 @ 11:23 PM
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When i saw this i had to ask myself, Why would any Gov't demand a tax (over a certain quota) for feeding hungry homeless people who just need a break? Needless to say, this is all too 'normal' in our society and it shouldn't be. This is not only upsetting, but also disgraceful to these people's dignity and all of humanity in general.

It's good to see good deeds like this and people doing the right thing rather than what their masters demand of them. The world needs much more of this. Just a reminder to do something nice for those who have nothing this Christmas, as well as year round. Peace.





posted on Dec, 23 2015 @ 11:51 PM
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a reply to: awareness10


When i saw this i had to ask myself, Why would any Gov't demand a tax (over a certain quota) for feeding hungry homeless people who just need a break?


Because our government are Kings.

Everything MUST be taxed!


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posted on Dec, 23 2015 @ 11:53 PM
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Wow a tax to feed and clothe the homeless in so called Christian dominated Texas.
The hypocrisy is glaring , I get they don't want to have the homeless a visible eye sore , but that can be changed.


The entire state of Utah has fewer than 300 homeless people and will likely eliminate chronic homelessness by the end of the year, a housing expert told Mother Jones this week.

"We did it by giving homes to homeless people," Lloyd Pendleton, director of Utah’s Homeless Task Force, told "Daily Show" correspondent Hasan Minhaj in January.

Since 2005, the state has reduced the number of people living on the streets by almost 75% by giving them access to permanent housing, no strings attached, according to Utah's 2014 homelessness report.
www.businessinsider.com...

Yeah I know the above solution will stick in the craw of many here yelling socialism, but do they know what happen when people have homes?? they have an address that means the ability to get work, which in turn produce tax revenues and rebuild shattered lives , those who are mentally ill should be cared for properly until they can join the rest of us, and not for nothing a surprising number of the homeless are vets..let that sink in for a second.
But we don't have the money some is bound to say, yet we have a military budget well above the mark of all our top competitors and allies combined, it is lack of political will rather than money that is preventing this simple solution .
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posted on Dec, 23 2015 @ 11:56 PM
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Naw....those old buys down in Texas with their prettiest girls in the world wives just are hell bent to see truth served.....Texas is kinda special now, heaa....



posted on Dec, 24 2015 @ 12:21 AM
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As a native Texan, classism, racism and intolerance is making a resurgence that I thought would never happen.
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posted on Dec, 24 2015 @ 12:28 AM
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a reply to: awareness10

Idaho cafeteria worker fired after giving free lunch to hungry student

I saw this earlier today

I have no idea what's going on out there



posted on Dec, 24 2015 @ 12:43 AM
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I actually understand the law, having a ton of people show up in one spot can be a nightmare, you've got bathroom issues, security issues, clean up issues... That being said, I also think it's a freaking travesty. There needs to be a way to get around that law when you're attempting to better the lives of people who are suffering. There has to be a way to balance this out.




Yeah I know the above solution will stick in the craw of many here yelling socialism, but do they know what happen when people have homes?? they have an address that means the ability to get work, which in turn produce tax revenues and rebuild shattered lives , those who are mentally ill should be cared for properly until they can join the rest of us, and not for nothing a surprising number of the homeless are vets..let that sink in for a second.
But we don't have the money some is bound to say, yet we have a military budget well above the mark of all our top competitors and allies combined, it is lack of political will rather than money that is preventing this simple solution .


Completely agree. People need to realize this is beneficial to everyone. Some of the crap local and federal govt. spend money on instead of this is appalling. OK a lot of the crap. The spiral that happens to people with poor income is insidious. They stay perpetually in debt, and a small little disaster is enough to put them on the street. How are you supposed to clean up for a job interview if you're homeless? You don't have an address or a phone, so no way to contact. Not to mention the number of homeless that are mentally ill. I read a book called "Nickel and Dimed" that changed my mind a lot about this.

I'd rather have some jackasses gaming the system because they're lazy than see people going hungry and sleeping out in the elements.



posted on Dec, 24 2015 @ 12:58 AM
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a reply to: Spiramirabilis

It's not right, this shouldn't ever happen in a society that has literally everything. People have grown cold in last 20 yrs, not everyone but i put this on Govt policy, their policies clearly don't work and this is the overflow of that failed system they so proudly pump up and pat themselves on the back over. The people in this Forum could do so much better than these so called University schooled leaders who can't even lead.



posted on Dec, 24 2015 @ 01:02 AM
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a reply to: Domo1

I agree Domo, this is fast becoming a big mess. I agree there needs to be proper places for these people to dwell other than beneath a bridged highway or a dirty underground hole. If i were a Billionaire, even a Millionaire, i would be doing something to help people who've had a hard life, and i don't see much of that from the people who 'can' do something about it. If those running things in each state, and including Gov't really cared about people, this would never ever happen, period. It's happening because they 'want it to'. It's sad, disgusting and vile but not at all surprising.



posted on Dec, 24 2015 @ 02:55 AM
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a reply to: awareness10

I'll probably get jumped on for this, but...can you even imagine how our homeless, hungry, needy people feel when they hear about the plan to bring in thousands of people who basically hate us and GIVING them FREE food, housing, clothing, money, education and medical care?? Especially when these people are potentially dangerous to American citizens? Not to mention their so called religion...you know, the one that actually calls for murder to be perpetrated on "nonbelievers". I cannot even fathom our government wanting to protect , let alone allow this kind of mindset the chance to spread in our nation. I wonder if our founding fathers thought about this aspect when drafting for the petition of Religious Freedom? For hundreds and hundreds of years islam has been described for what it is: a murderous ideology. No, not all Muslims are like that. But the ones that are and want to " breed" majority into our land to overwhelm our laws...sorry, can't support it. America needs to take care of its OWN , then help with others in need. I hurt for our poor and needy and especially our vets when they see all this being put in UN tr place for others. They don't deserve that kind of " get to the back of the line" mentality. If the US can find the resources to provide for refugees, why can't we find it for OUR OWN PEOPLE FIRST?



posted on Dec, 24 2015 @ 03:12 AM
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a reply to: awareness10

wow, bout time for a feel good thread.

People need to remember to stop, shutup and help a little more often.



posted on Dec, 24 2015 @ 03:13 AM
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a reply to: Rubicon3

Sorry...don't know how to edit, but 5th line from bottom should read : being put into place for others.

Also, didn't mean to go off topic and spout off, but I'm just tired of our citizens being put last (to the embarrassment of myself as an American and military brat to boot). As a nation we are better than this as demonstrated by our willingness to help others...even those who want to destroy us....



posted on Dec, 24 2015 @ 03:14 AM
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Seems to me Americans need to remember "My country, right or wrong", from the daily news feeds I read, the 'religion of peace' is having a hard time behaving towards its own kind, let alone other denominations.
Yes Christians have wared, but two wrongs don't make a right.
The trouble with 'that' religion is their loyalties, family first, then tribe, then region, then country, I agree with family first, I think that's natural, but to my mind, loyalty to country next, so not so many conflicts of interest.
Western type nations tend to ignore 'canon law' (religious law) but 'that' religion seems to base their lives on it, rather than the laws passed by dully elected representatives.



posted on Dec, 24 2015 @ 05:30 AM
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a reply to: awareness10

am i missing something ??? - why did they have to drag guns into this ??????????????????????



posted on Dec, 24 2015 @ 05:56 AM
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originally posted by: Spider879
Wow a tax to feed and clothe the homeless in so called Christian dominated Texas.
The hypocrisy is glaring , I get they don't want to have the homeless a visible eye sore , but that can be changed.

As a Texan and a Christian , I can tell you , NO Christian would be against feeding , clothing and housing the homeless. Those who claim the name but don't walk the walk are not followers of Christ. NOT FOLLOWERS OF CHRIST. Would Jesus agree that a tax against feeding the hungry is good? NO. So , you are wrong about calling this tax thing propagated by ' Texas Christians '. This behavior to demonize the poor is NOT true Christian behavior , nor would Christ own any of that. People can call themselves what they will , but please don't insult true followers of Christ by saying Christians of Texas allowed this. People will hide behind the term Christian , but you must ask yourself , are they really? What are their works , attitudes, behaviors, etc.? Are they in line with what Christ taught and showed us how to be if we took His name upon us? IF not , then Christian they are not. Blanket statements make all good people of Christian faith take a hit , when the real Christians are out there doing the work , doing good things for the poor , doing what they can.
PS Utah predominantly a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.. are Christians.
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posted on Dec, 24 2015 @ 06:10 AM
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Thank you for that eye opening video. I'm going to spread that video everywhere I can. Good Job. I am in deep gratitude for your courage to speak up and point this out. I did not know , and I don't live but 250 miles from Dallas, tx. I know this kind of thing must take place in most big cities.. SMH.. I'm ashamed. =(



posted on Dec, 24 2015 @ 06:47 AM
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originally posted by: awareness10

If i were a Billionaire, even a Millionaire, i would be doing something to help people who've had a hard life, and i don't see much of that from the people who 'can' do something about it. If those running things in each state, and including Gov't really cared about people, this would never ever happen, period. It's happening because they 'want it to'. It's sad, disgusting and vile but not at all surprising.


This Chinese millionaire is a shining example to those with a bit of spare cash:

www.dailymail.co.uk... free.html




A millionaire Chinese businessman has bulldozed the wooden huts and muddy roads where he grew up - and built luxury homes for the people who lived there.
Xiong Shuihua was born in Xiongkeng village in the city of Xinyu, southern China and said that his family had always been well looked after and supported by residents in his childhood.
So when the 54-year-old ended up making millions in the steel industry he decided to repay the favour - for free.



I can only find this story in the DM, although the Telegraph copied it, but it really ought to be more widely publicised


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posted on Dec, 24 2015 @ 07:13 AM
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The southern states of the US has become a place where some can live like kings while defying the written law by Moses, those who wants to live by Jesus are punished by a few who thinks if they can be a God of their own kingdom, they wont have to share, and if they do share, its called in the name of Slavery... Guess what secret society im referring to..

Time has ended, old school is coming fast... And you really have no clue



posted on Dec, 24 2015 @ 07:21 AM
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I don't mean to rain on anyone's parade, but the issue that needed to be addressed has long gone un-addressed, and by the time people end up on the street it is pretty much too late.

Too many people live their lives by proxy, never noticing what's going on right outside their front door or neighborhood.
They never step foot outside to do anything but pump their gas at the filling station or cross a parking lot to go to the store.

They view anyone who does not live the way they do as if they are animals or something, never admitting that they themselves are a few paychecks away from becoming animals themselves.

Nut'n wrong with animals anyway as they generally don't leave a giant mess behind them everywhere they go like humans do.

If you boil it down to it's component parts and view it for what it is, it becomes obvious that property rights and so called freedom are the root of the problem, as in order to have one extreme, the other must exist.

In reality none of us owns anything really. Go ahead and look into how easily it is to lose what you supposedly do own.

I especially like the stories by those assholes who claim to have worked for everything they own, when in reality they took out a loan to buy it and only promised to work for it, not considering what may happen in the future. This is a Debt Slave....

Homelessness is a sort of freedom that the slaves who can't handle being freed can't deal with, being freed against their will...while the slaves that mistakenly think themselves to be free try to feed them back into bondage with them, thinking they are helping, when they are only making themselves feel better about bringing another soul into their little group.

Like a dog in the road, when you get out and try to catch it and maybe take it home or back to it's owner, only to startle it, causing it to run away from you, only watch it get run over by another passing car.

That dog was fine until you tried to help it.

By the time someone is without a job and a car and a place to live, it is hard to draw them back into the system which makes it so incredibly difficult to get and keep those supposedly necessary things again.

How did people become so damned domesticated?.

Don't think about it too much....



posted on Dec, 24 2015 @ 07:33 AM
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I understand that's why I called them hypocrites the people trying to help are more than likely majority Christians themselves, just that those who yell the loudest about being Christians are in fact the most unchristian like to enact laws like this.




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