Poor People Shouldn’t Buy…

I don’t want my tax dollars to pay for all kinds of things. When my taxes are spent with the Military, I am not asked for an opinion about which brand of ammunition should be purchased. My Education tax dollars do not give me an invitation to decide which texts should be in the curriculum,Continue reading “Poor People Shouldn’t Buy…”

Help me help you . . .

This is the list of comments I hope to never hear again… Good mother’s don’t go to work I was going to call you and reschedule, but then it occurred to me, I don’t have a phone. I went to a payphone, but then it hit me: I don’t have $.25 to call.  I startedContinue reading “Help me help you . . .”

No Pity Policy

Demand to be treated with dignity and addressed as a thinking, capable human being. In return, I will expect you to act like one.

Rebuke to Price of Sanity

Why do I find it offensive if you are homeless and blow a few hundred dollars on a guitar, or alcohol, or weed? I don’t if you purchase with your own money. In response to http://homelesstales.com/2009/08/the-price-of-sanity/ , if you are using my tax dollars, the money meant for an SRO/ food, payment to a shelter,Continue reading “Rebuke to Price of Sanity”

entitlements

I hear a lot of people complain about “Entitlement” programs as the downfall of our economy: that the very tools that are supposed to protect us in the worst cases are in fact bankrupting us and teaching folks to expect to be rescued. The entitlement, I think, should not belong to the poor: the entitlementsContinue reading “entitlements”

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