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    Re: Denver's proposed camping ban passes council on first reading

    Quote Originally Posted by Mycroft View Post
    Seems the State of Colorado doesn't get any money.

    That flushes your suggestion down the tubes,eh?
    What suggestion was that?
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    Re: Denver's proposed camping ban passes council on first reading

    Quote Originally Posted by TheNextEra View Post
    Criminalizing homelessness is a dangerous precedent to set IMO. I used to live in Colorado, born and raised, and while homelessness is a problem, I don't think this is the answer.
    What have been deemed "Ugly Laws" were actually such laws. They started cropping up around the mid-19th century. If you would like, there was a text I picked up a bit ago called "The Ugly Laws" that went into great detail over their origin, purpose, and association later in the late 20th century.
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    Re: Denver's proposed camping ban passes council on first reading

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    What suggestion was that?
    My bad...it wasn't you who made the suggestion that Colorado help the homeless by diverting farm subsidy money.
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    Re: Denver's proposed camping ban passes council on first reading

    Quote Originally Posted by Tigger View Post
    Okay. I know there's a law in Worcester, MA that nobody can be in a City Park after midnight and that there is no camping in almost all of the city parks. That law was reinforced last fall after the couple dozen Occupy Worcester folks tried (unsuccessfully) to occupy the Worcester Common on two separate occasions and were forced into Lake Park (which is in the middle of nowhere) instead.
    To my knowledge most, if not all, occupy denver folk went home after hours except for a time period that was announced prior.
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    Re: Denver's proposed camping ban passes council on first reading

    Quote Originally Posted by muciti View Post
    Yes I do think that there should be more support at state and federal levels to assist with the homeless problem in this country. Why is that wrong?
    Because it's a local issue...the State has very little money to spend and needs it for more important State issues...the Federal government is broke.
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    Re: Denver's proposed camping ban passes council on first reading

    Quote Originally Posted by Mycroft View Post
    Because it's a local issue...the State has very little money to spend and needs it for more important State issues...the Federal government is broke.
    What is more important that helping the citizens of their country, state, county, or city get off the streets and become productive tax paying citizens? Please explain to the downside to that?
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    Re: Denver's proposed camping ban passes council on first reading

    Quote Originally Posted by muciti View Post
    What is more important that helping the citizens of their country, state, county, or city get off the streets and become productive tax paying citizens? Please explain to the downside to that?
    Nothing wrong with helping citizens...it's just not the place for the State or Federal government. In the case of your OP, it's a Denver issue.
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    Re: Denver's proposed camping ban passes council on first reading

    Quote Originally Posted by Mycroft View Post
    Nothing wrong with helping citizens...it's just not the place for the State or Federal government. In the case of your OP, it's a Denver issue.
    Well maybe not the Federal government - but I see nothing wrong with a state taking it on - it's an issue within their state. I don't see why they shouldn't be 'allowed 't od oso.
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    Re: Denver's proposed camping ban passes council on first reading

    Quote Originally Posted by Mycroft View Post
    Nothing wrong with helping citizens...it's just not the place for the State or Federal government. In the case of your OP, it's a Denver issue.
    Homelessness is not confined to Denver. You do realize that right?
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    Re: Denver's proposed camping ban passes council on first reading

    Quote Originally Posted by muciti View Post
    Homelessness is not confined to Denver. You do realize that right?
    Sewage is not confined to Denver either...all communities have it. Do you think the State or the Fed should pay for Denver's sewage treatment?
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