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September 06, 2003

He's Just Going to Spend It On Minutes

If your local beggar spends all his time on a cell phone, odds are he's not hurting for cash.

Beggars are like crows. They only stay in places where the pickings are good. There's a trio of them that have been at an intersection just up the road from the neighborhood for nearly three years. Every time I see some clueless nut roll down their car window to hand over a dollar or two, I get the urge to rear-end someone.

Posted by Bigwig at September 6, 2003 10:18 PM | TrackBack
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Comments

Actually, I posted something a few weeks ago

http://dof.skynetblogs.be/?date=20030806&number=1&unit=weeks#34934

titled "...mobile telephony, while not a substitute for a roof over your head, is a major lifestyle improvement for homeless people..."

Posted by: dof at September 7, 2003 07:04 AM

do what we did in ANn Arbor. Despite our City Council being dominated by Democrats (read, rabid leftist idiotarians), they were forced tp pass an anti-panhandling ordnance, and that has helped in cutting down on the beggars, and the punk-rebel-dirty-hippie-squatter kids who who panhandled aggressivly all over town. Work with like minded people to passlaws prohibiting panhandling, and make sure that the Police enforce the laws!!!!

Posted by: Ronin at September 7, 2003 11:53 AM

is the bum talking ona cell phone whilst begging? must get a better class of begger round them parts...

Posted by: Greeblie at September 8, 2003 05:36 PM
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