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Bottomless pit
« on: September 14, 2023, 07:50:54 PM »
Washington state burns through $143 million in a little over a year to house the homeless
870 of the homeless got housed, 714 of those stayed.
That's $165,000 per person.
Now they now want more money
Yeah.......

Now supposedly that included removing the homeless camps but $165,000 per person?

Blue state's $143 million homeless program got less than a thousand people housed. Now governor wants more
https://www.foxnews.com/us/blue-states-143-million-homeless-program-less-thousand-people-housed-governor-wants-more
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Re: Bottomless pit
« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2023, 08:16:21 AM »
Washington state burns through $143 million in a little over a year to house the homeless
870 of the homeless got housed, 714 of those stayed.
That's $165,000 per person.
Now they now want more money
Yeah.......

Now supposedly that included removing the homeless camps but $165,000 per person?

Blue state's $143 million homeless program got less than a thousand people housed. Now governor wants more
https://www.foxnews.com/us/blue-states-143-million-homeless-program-less-thousand-people-housed-governor-wants-more
The money wasn't thrown into a bottomless pit - it ended up in someone's pocket.

Public funds were converted into private profits. Which was the entire point. "Helping the homeless" was only a smokescreen. Exactly like SO much OTHER public spending.
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Re: Bottomless pit
« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2023, 09:22:31 AM »
Sometimes I think they should just look at all the wealthy people who have money parked in charitable foundations as a tax dodge and just confiscate that money.  But then I don't want the govt doing either one. 
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Re: Bottomless pit
« Reply #3 on: September 15, 2023, 10:01:55 AM »
Liberal methodology.

1. Throw money at the problem.

2. Complain that the problem hasn't been solved because not enough money was allocated to address the problem.

Go to 1.

There's no problem so severe that it can't be drowned in a sea of pointless funding.
« Last Edit: September 15, 2023, 12:30:07 PM by K Frame »
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Re: Bottomless pit
« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2023, 10:17:16 AM »
We like to call it the homeless industrial complex here in the Seattle area.  Metric tons of money are spent with little visible results.
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Re: Bottomless pit
« Reply #5 on: September 15, 2023, 11:21:38 AM »
They're doing what they do best. They're buying votes.... With other peoples money. >:D

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Re: Bottomless pit
« Reply #6 on: September 15, 2023, 11:25:26 AM »
The money wasn't thrown into a bottomless pit - it ended up in someone's pocket.



From a tax payer's prospective it is
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Re: Bottomless pit
« Reply #7 on: September 15, 2023, 12:24:20 PM »
From a tax payer's prospective it is
Aren't you cute - a prole who thinks he's entitled to have a perspective.    :rofl:
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Re: Bottomless pit
« Reply #8 on: September 15, 2023, 12:35:48 PM »
I see spell check got me again!

Give me prospective perspective or give me...ooooh, donuts.
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