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    30,000 line up for housing vouchers, some get rowdy

    30,000 line up for housing vouchers, some get rowdy *| ajc.com

    Thirty thousand people showed up to receive Section 8 housing applications in East Point Wednesday, suffering through hours in the hot sun, angry flare-ups in the crowd and lots of frustration and confusion for a chance to receive a government-subsidized apartment.

    The massive event sometimes descended into a chaotic mob scene filled with anger and impatience. Some 62 people needed medical attention and 20 of them were transported to a hospital, authorities said. A baby went into a seizure in the heat and was stabilized at a hospital. People were removed on stretchers and when a throng of people who had been waiting hours in a line were told to move to another line, people started pushing, shoving and cursing, witnesses said.

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    Channel 2 Action News reporter Mike Petchenik said fights were breaking out and police had to stop people who were storming the door.
    How's that Hope and Change working out for you? Or is this all Bush's fault?

    And to top it all off, they were just handing out the applications today. The same scene will take place tomorrow when people can start turning in the applications at 9 am. And all of this - to be placed on a waiting list. There are no available openings at this time.

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    Re: 30,000 line up for housing vouchers, some get rowdy

    Desperate times call for desperate measures.

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    Re: 30,000 line up for housing vouchers, some get rowdy

    Quote Originally Posted by Hugh_Akston View Post
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    How's that Hope and Change working out for you? Or is this all Bush's fault?

    And to top it all off, they were just handing out the applications today. The same scene will take place tomorrow when people can start turning in the applications at 9 am. And all of this - to be placed on a waiting list. There are no available openings at this time.
    Boy it makes you feel so sad how far we've devolved as a nation.

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    Re: 30,000 line up for housing vouchers, some get rowdy

    Quote Originally Posted by Hicup View Post
    Boy it makes you feel so sad how far we've devolved as a nation.

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    It's what this administration wants - everyone relying on government for a handout. They are well on their way to succeeding!

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    Re: 30,000 line up for housing vouchers, some get rowdy

    Quote Originally Posted by Hicup View Post
    Boy it makes you feel so sad how far we've devolved as a nation.

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    I think this is only the beginning. No one is doing anything to turn us around. They are just going full speed ahead with more failed policies.

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    Re: 30,000 line up for housing vouchers, some get rowdy

    Quote Originally Posted by Hugh_Akston View Post
    It's what this administration wants - everyone relying on government for a handout. They are well on their way to succeeding!
    Yeah, I don't think that this is exactly what the Obama administration wants. Seriously everytime someone says something like this I think they should go to the conspiracy theory forum.
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    Re: 30,000 line up for housing vouchers, some get rowdy

    Quote Originally Posted by Your Star View Post
    Yeah, I don't think that this is exactly what the Obama administration wants. Seriously everytime someone says something like this I think they should go to the conspiracy theory forum.
    What's your explanation for the things he does? He's sure not business friendly. Between the HC bill and higher taxes and cap and trade, no one will be able to stay in business. He called for a moretoreum not once, but 3 times to stop drilling. In the end that is going to cost 100,000 jobs, most of them high paying.
    I think he does want everyone dependent and on the government dole.

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    Re: 30,000 line up for housing vouchers, some get rowdy

    Quote Originally Posted by Your Star View Post
    Yeah, I don't think that this is exactly what the Obama administration wants. Seriously everytime someone says something like this I think they should go to the conspiracy theory forum.
    And everytime someone says this ISN'T what Obama wants, It hink they should take a second look at him, and his policies.
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    Re: 30,000 line up for housing vouchers, some get rowdy

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    How's that Hope and Change working out for you? Or is this all Bush's fault?

    And to top it all off, they were just handing out the applications today. The same scene will take place tomorrow when people can start turning in the applications at 9 am. And all of this - to be placed on a waiting list. There are no available openings at this time.
    Meh, people from the ghetto act trashy and moronic, more at 11.
    Yawn.
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    Re: 30,000 line up for housing vouchers, some get rowdy

    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Guerrilla View Post
    Meh, people from the ghetto act trashy and moronic, more at 11.
    Yawn.
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