Sobber up, clean up, and try to get a job. Then you won't have to "urban camp." I have no sympathy for smelly, unkempt, boozy hobos who don't try. I have lots of sympathy for people who work hard and still get the shaft when it come's to corporate greed. Profits are at an all time high, but wages are at record lows. But, ski and snowboard prices are also at record lows during SNIAGRAB, and I can't pass them up. Bottomline, I like the ban on urban camping because it helps with the bum problem. (I admit it, they are unsightly and I don't carry change. What is this, the 1990s? Who cares cash anymore?). Exceptions to the ban on urban camping for things like SNIAGRAB are just fine. Any gutter dwellers that try to pitch their tents in the SNIAGRAB line will be pointed out to the police as such, assuming the cops are not smart enough to see for themselves that the drunk, shaggy, toothless, smelly bum could never afford to ski.
@ScottCU "Sobber up" [sic]
CU = #1 stoner school, top party school
Oh, the irony.
@ScottCU somebody is a real turd. a real gigantic turd. good job scott, i'm glad CU taught you how to be a bigot. "Sobber up, clean up, and try to get a job." homeless people aren't allowed to drink, but you are? i mean, i assume that only a drunk person would write this kind of comment. And you left the comment at like 3 in the afternoon. your a day drunk? well good job. "I can't pass them up." bottomline, your a yuppie.
I'm sorry, i shouldn't be so mean. put on some axe deoterant, your polo shirt, and go waste hundreds of dollars at sniagrab, instead of complaining about people who aren't fortunate enough to sit at home and comment on westword articles, defending low prices. Someone ought to take a dump in your subaru.
Just because I think the homeless should work harder makes me a bigot? That is not a very well reasoned conclusion. In addition, based on the context clues, I suspect you think I am some tight assed member of the young republicans. In fact, I am liberal. I’ve never voted for a republican, I’m pro-choice, pro-gay everything being one, and support just about every other ideal of the Democratic Party. But, I cannot accept that the homeless are putting forth their best efforts. I drive by the homeless shelter everyday and see them hanging out in the park across the street when I go to work in the morning and when I leave in the afternoon. Wouldn’t their time be better spent looking for a job? They leave trash and other crap all over the park for others to clean up. Usually, they are just sitting amongst the garbage. Many look strung out or passed out. But, most striking is that most of them appear to be just fine with their lives. It may be easier to scrape along than to do the hard work most of us do to be where we are. School is hard sometimes, money gets tight, work is stressful, but most of us choose to do what it takes to carry on. The chronically homeless choose to go urban camping. And, quite frankly, I don’t want to see it. It is heartbreaking to witness. I don’t like being stalked as I walk down the sidewalk by a stranger looking for change. If they are not going to help themselves, there is nothing I can do. I have to live my life. If I want to spend money (or save money) shopping for skiing gear, I have earned that right through 30 years of hard work.