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  1. mb23100 Steel Belt

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    Is the economy this bad? God damn they're on every corner and at every gas station begging. Anyone else notice this in their city? (I'm in vegas) They are getting younger and younger too......drugs maybe? One i saw was a woman who must have weighed 300 lbs.....wtf
     
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  2. Jesus X Hunter eyes

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    trippy stuff here in long beach we seem to have 3x times the bums ,I think it is meth, they make going to the grocery store annoying because they beg outside. we used to have one homeless guy outside the stores and now it is a group of them.
     
  3. DIABOLUS Banned Banned

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    They're all over Hollywood. Wherever you go. The ones that really stand out to me are the ones that stand on a street corner screaming, hollering, throwing their fists around like they're about to fight someone and ranting to themselves. Not sure if drugs and/or mental illness.
     
  4. Jesus X Hunter eyes

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    L.A is pretty bad I was at the shrine auditorium and it looked like mad max I don't get how skid row is allowed to exist in L.A ship them to the inland empire.
     
  5. scorpipede ring piece

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    sounds like big city problems to me. We have them but they're shipped into shelters. My town as less than 15,000 people.
     
  6. mb23100 Steel Belt

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    We have one that walks up and down the strip talking (yelling) to himself about politics. He's been here at least ten years
     
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    Lol dude I'm walking downtown Vegas right now and this is like bum HQ
     
  8. Peteyandjia Saku Spring Staff Member Forum Administrator

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    This thread title & OP get better when you read them in Jerry Seinfeld's voice
     
  9. Horse Style Gold Belt

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    Is his ranting about politics up-to-date or is he still yelling about Bush? lol
     
  10. genecop Gold Belt

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    Be thankful it's not you..
     
  11. mb23100 Steel Belt

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    Unclear
     
  12. scorpipede ring piece

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    does he feel the Bern?
     
  13. Fedorgasm Gold Belt

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    The homeless population seems to be increasing but the beggar population is increasing even faster.

    I see teenagers holding up signs begging for money when they're wearing nice clothes, have recent haircuts, new shoes, it's pathetic.

    Minors can't be homeless unless they want to. The state will always provide foster care.

    Yet these kids have signs that say they're living on the street and they're hungry. Buncha BS.

    People who give money to panhandlers piss me off because they're just encouraging more panhandling.

    If they didn't make any money, they'd stop standing in front of stores all day.
     
  14. FadeLess Silver Belt

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    Of course the economy is bad ... what did you expect from a finantial system which intent is to perpetuate debt by being based on interest rate?
    I seriously hope im wrong , but i believe that its gonna get much worse , and crime will also increase because of it.
     
  15. Archie Goodwin Confidential Assistant and Legman Extraordinaire Platinum Member

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    It's bad in downtown Houston, imo anyway. I can't step foot outside for minute without some dirty bum asking me for money. It's out of hand.

    A few weeks ago, a big one got aggressive with me right in the middle of the street. He was twice my size and didn't like my "no". He actually had the audacity to shoulder check me and told me to "watch it". I came back with "you better watch it". He looked like he was gonna come at me, but backed off when I put my hand under my shirt onto my concealed carry. He looked like he still wanted to hit me, and I told him, "fuck off you homeless piece of shit or I will end you" then he backed off and went on his way. It was a little tense lol but I'm glad I had my protection with me.

    True story
     
  16. ClubFoot Therapy can be a good thing; it can be therapeutic Platinum Member

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    Way to go Dirty Harry.
     
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    Drugs play a huge, huge role.
     
  18. Archie Goodwin Confidential Assistant and Legman Extraordinaire Platinum Member

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  19. Terry Noonan Black Belt

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    They should get a GD job.
     
  20. Lethal_Striker Gold Belt

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    Las Vegas seems like the worst place to be homeless, outside in 100 degrees everyday sounds terrible.
     

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