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originally posted by: Liquesence
originally posted by: Trueman
a reply to: JAGStorm
According to your source :
“We’ve never had this in our lives before in our country,” President Trump said.
Twisted media said 2 years, he didn't.
He said two years. I watched the video and saw and heard him say it.
Trump: "It's a phenomenon that started two years ago..."
But go ahead and make # up if you want.
try to find a place under $1200 month for 2 grandparents paying for a shelter for a 21 yo grandson along with his Mother and boyfriend... all of whom pay $0 for shelter/utils and do-not fix house problems or do yard work... I Welcome the point I become homeless to rid myself of these Parasites, living off the fixed incomes of the old (70+) people...
originally posted by: Blue Shift
My ex-wife had what I thought was a pretty good solution except for it not being exactly legal. It would involve rounding up the homeless people who are messed up on drugs, shipping them to one of the many closed and partially abandoned army camps in the country, and essentially giving them all the free drugs they want (along with food, a place to sleep, etc.) until they either die - if that's what they want to do - or decide to leave. They can pick their poison -- heroin, coke, meth, whatever -- all nice and clean and manufactured and provided by the government. Doctors would be available to monitor dosages, as well as offer support and advice to those who want to kick it.
And if you want to leave, all you need to do is pass a drug screen for three months in a row, and you can go home. Anybody who can do that in an environment where the drugs are literally free will probably be okay on the outside. Along with the free hard drugs, anti-depressants and anti-psychotics would also be available for those who need them.
It would clean up the city streets and be a hell of a lot more cost-effective than having the police chase these guys in an out of public areas. Pennies on the dollar. An added benefit is that it would likely greatly reduce (although not completely eliminate) the market for the drug dealers, driving them out of business.
If we get the hardcore drug addicts off the streets then we can start to work with the clean homeless people who are there simply by circumstance and sincerely want to rejoin regular society.
originally posted by: andy06shake
a reply to: Edumakated
Well, the fact of the matter is that if you are homeless for any length of time drug addiction thus the mental illness that comes hand in hand with such are apt to become a problem for rather a few of the poor sods.
They cannot function in society, because society has placed them in the scrap heap, some of the poor souls since birth.
Sad state of affairs for any first world nation to be in really.
An one that my own nation shares in spades also with our treatment of the homeless.