Posts Tagged ‘homelessness’

Fears Pandemic could Spur Dramatic Spike in Homelessness

olddogthoughts PHOENIX – For more than three decades, André House just west of downtown has provided food, showers, temporary housing and other services to Arizonans experiencing homelessness or poverty. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of families seeking such services has almost doubled, said Ash Uss, the faith-based nonprofit’s coordinator of advocacy […]

California Gov. Jerry Brown Outlaws Homelessness

California Governor Jerry Brown has outlawed homelessness in Los Angeles, banning tens of thousands of vagrants from using cars and RVs as temporary shelter. Under cruel new laws, it is now illegal to sleep in a car or RV between 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. reports: Fines will range anywhere from $25 to $75 […]

Afghanistan War Spending, In 2018 Alone, Could End US Homelessness—TWICE

By Rachel Blevins Defense Department officials are claiming that the cost of the United States’ longest war in history will be $45 billion in 2018, which is actually double to estimate of what it would cost to end homelessness in the U.S. annually. Randall Schriver, the assistant secretary of Defense for Asian and […]

Homelessness in LA-LA Land Los Angeles getting WORSE under Democrats who blame the GOP for “ignoring the NEEDY”

(Natural News) After reading this story, my hope is you’ll never let another lying Democratic politician tell you that their party is the “party of compassion” and the “party of empowerment” for the needy. In fact, like every other socialist-Marxist political movement in history — the very same economic and political philosophies now practiced exclusively […]

On Criminalizing Homelessness and Feeding the Hungry, the State Is Indeed the Bad Guy

Claire S. Bernish, GuestWaking Times “There is no bad guy in this,” Sgt. Joseph Corrigan propitiated of an unforgiving crackdown targeting do-gooders with the nerve to voluntarily feed people in need — part of wider law enforcement action to quash the act of feeding houseless people throughout Atlanta — to the Associated Press. There is no bad […]

Welcome to Skid Row 2017: Shocking scale of homelessness in downtown LA is exposed in footage showing sidewalks lined with dozens of tents in deprived area where 20,000 people live on the streets

They say California is a paradise…Hollywood turns nighttime into day…But up along the San Joaquin those city lights…might as well be a million miles away…” – Steve Earle, from Leroy’s Dustbowl Blues There is a great old hobo song by The Grateful Dead that has the line “Goin’ where the […]

The Economy Is Okay? U.S. Retail Store Closings Hit A New Record High As West Coast Homelessness Soars

If the U.S. economy is doing just fine, why have we already shattered the all-time record for retail store closings in a single year? Whenever I write about our “retail apocalypse”, many try to counter my arguments by pointing out the growing dominance of Amazon.  And I certainly can’t deny that online shopping is on […]

134% increase in homelessness since Tories gained power

     The number of homeless people in the UK has increased by a staggering 134 percent since the Tories came into government in 2010, according to the government’s spending watchdog. A damning report by the National Audit Office (NAO) reveals that the number of households in temporary accommodation has increased by 60 percent in the […]

"Tableau of squalor and suffering": San Diego faces a severe homelessness crisis

     The southern California city has a reputation for beaches and beer. But amid a dramatic spike in homelessness, people are coming to terms with a new reality A “tableau of squalor and suffering” isn’t what comes to mind when people think of San Diego, a town with the motto “America’s finest city” and a […]

Russia Sends Army Engineers and Robots to Syria to Clear Landmines in Palmyra

nsnbc : The Russian General Staff, on Monday, announced that it would deploy personnel and robots to Syria to help clearing landmines from the ancient World Heritage site in Palmyra, the city, the airport and surrounding areas. The city has been recaptured from ISIL on Sunday. Drone image of the ancient Ruins in Palmyra – or […]

Brussels Crisis Actor — This Guy Allegedly Survived His ‘Third Terror Attack’ After Paris and Boston

According to the MSM, this American teenager just survived his THIRD terror attack in Brussels this week, after Paris and Boston. (This has to be one of the most ridiculous narratives from a long strain of amateurishly designed false flags, so I am not going to take this seriously). According to ABC News, Mason Wells […]

Sadistic Cops Make K-9 Maul Unarmed Suicidal Teen – Caught Planning and Celebrating It in Texts

Justin Gardner | The Free Thought Project North Port, FL — Months after the Herald-Tribune exposed the North Port Police Department for routinely commanding their K-9 dogs to attack people without provocation, the department has done nothing to address the problem. In fact, it defends its officers even in […]


‘William Kristol is terrified that Trump could try 9/11 perpetrators’ “William Kristol, who is one of the 9/11 perpetrators who is going to be tried, convicted and hanged for mass murder and high treason when this comes out, is terrified that Trump might become president, because there is a chance that Trump might decide to […]

Alarming number of homeless, hungry Americans flood major US cities

     The biggest cities in the US are struggling from a lack of homeless shelters and food pantries as they appear unable to cope with the rising number of homeless people nationwide, a study by the US Conference of Mayors revealed on Tuesday. The past year has marked the year of homelessness in the US […]

URGENT ALERT — ‘Disaster is Imminent’… Constitutional Attorney: "States Have The Legal Authority To Defend Border Under Constitution"

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Telepathic five-year-old gets tested by scientists

Passion for books: Ms Sanguino, 32, later posted the videos of Ramses (pictured in a book shop) on the Internet, where they caught the eye of Dr Diane Powell, a former faculty member at Harvard Medical School      A five-year-old savant who is apparently displaying signs of telepathy is being studied by scientists after his […]

In the Foreign Policy Shadow of Dr. Brzezinski: The Objective of “Obama’s America” is to Destroy and Fragment Russia

Read Part 1 here « Who rules East Europe commands the Heartland; who rules the Heartland commands the World-Island » », that is to say Eurasia. The geographer Halford Mackinder became famous because of this shock-phrase taken from his book Democratic Ideals and Reality (1919). But the idea had already been expressed in his article “The Geographical […]

Study: 13,000 Become Homeless Every Month In Los Angeles County

Print Friendly FREDERIC J. BROWN / AFP / GETTY IMAGES LOS ANGELES – Chronic homelessness is such a daunting problem in Los Angeles County that even after 10,000 people were moved into housing in the last three years, about 13,000 people on public assistance slip into homelessness every month, a new study has revealed. The […]

Think Homelessness Can’t be Eradicated? These Communities Did It

Alex Pietrowski, Staff WriterWaking Times The costs of homelessness is rarely discussed. We mostly hear statistics about the number of children living on the streets, the vast number of hungry individuals fed in soup kitchens, and the dangers that homeless families face during severe weather. As communities, we pull together […]

VA Launches Outreach Campaign to Eliminate Homelessness Among Veterans

“Make the Call” Events Scheduled for 28 Communities Across the Nation   WASHINGTON – As part of its drive to end homelessness among Veterans by 2015, the Department of Veterans Affairs is launching a nation-wide outreach initiative, “Make the Call,” to spread the  message about its special programs to help homeless Veterans and their families […]

VA to Address Veteran Homelessness

Homeless Veterans Outreach Campaign   As part of a national commitment to prevent veteran homelessness, the Alaska VA Healthcare System on Oct. 12 will host an event to raise awareness of services available to homeless veterans and veterans at risk of homelessness. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Assistant Secretary for Operations, Security and Preparedness Jose […]

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