NCN...there is no doubt that some enterprising souls make a decent living panhandling. my question is do they take the time to report the income and pay the estimated tax? if not then....violation alert. i think this is an example of the greatness of freedom that most people forget. depending on ones idea of success, we all do have the freedom to succeed or fail depending on ones abilities and resources as well as most importantly initiative and drive or lack thereof.
Exactly Unions loved obama care when they had an exemption but now?????? Lol hypocrites
They are simply playing by the guidelines of government sponsored capitalism.
yep, another example of "do as I say not as I do"
when my son worked at mickey d's in marietta 4 yrs. ago there was a homeless guy that panhandled there and made over 200 a day...had a nice setup on the riverbank behind kmart with tent, generator, tv, small frig ect...think they finally ran him off...why anyone would want to live that way is beyond me, but to each his own...but I'm guilty of helping him, I dropped off dog for his furry friend when I made my monthly run to the store...
the unions have decided on their own that Obamacare s u c k s.
So what's the problem?
"Ohh the me me me of the selfish greedy unions getting more than thier fair share of medical coverage, and now they dont want to pay the extra tax so those that dont work can get free coverage. Greedy selfish unions" They are simply playing by the guidelines of government sponsored capitalism.
a fine city nearby instituted and enforce a "Panhandling Ordinence and Licensing" law. the great thing is that it has cut way back on the number of panhandlers. the only way it worked was for law enforcement to do their JOBS!
man...just rolled out of the sack and two sips of that "lovely and warm nectar of the dead". that is the only viable and acceptable reason for some of the spelling mistakes which unfortunately many who read my posts have to wade through and for that i am sorry.
Kunectdots...good morning to you. i am not sure whom i am most impressed with...the diligence in which they stand outside begging for money or yours in your study of their marathon begging "jobs". either way, OWO is partially correct in his observation that if people stop giving money they would move on...but most likely their move would be to a more properous corner but not necessarily a "traditional" job. in that he is sadly mistaken for the most part. the effort that makes those that "professionally" beg was be a very moviated driving force within them to set aside any shame, inhibition or fear for their relative safety in which to ply their particular type of trade.
People like those two would only get a job if nobody made donations to them !
I read some of your work over there Kunnec, you ought to doing an expose ala Chris Hanson on these losers
absolem - On the subject of the "perpetual poor", I've made a project out of watching the antics of two related people (man and woman) who have been begging at the end of the Memorial Bridge and the South-gate Walmart exit. You can read my commentary at the Parkersburg News and Sentinel forum; "County and City Politics" - Welcome to Parkersburg (home of the bums).
I've been monitoring those two in particular, and others less frequently, for over 500 days now. Over 500 days of ignoring the help wanted signs posted at businesses throughout Parkersburg, while standing beneath city posted signs asking that drivers not contribute to drug and alcohol addiction with their 'donations'.
OWO...get the perpetual poor to work for a common cause...like say...working. then we can talk about creating your economic utopia.
What a total ignorant fool ! You are the greedy ones who dispise people working for a common cause ! How you sleep at night I couldnt guess !Now theres a line for the "moron"(your word) book ! "Keeping what one works for is greed" ! Typical clueless, lying, republinut !
EARNED IT? keeping what one works for is GREED. There are many non union workers that are in need, Why not give up some of thier coverage so others can have more? GREED
Exactly Beright, they dont NEED that level of coverage and why dont they want to pay thier FAIR SHARE to cover those that dont work, or non union workers who cannot get such a cadilac plan. GREEEEEEED
Not entitled , they earned it ! There is a difference ! Nothing that you two would ever understand !
I am offended.
My this is fun :)
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