Kudos to the New York Post!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by Shithead, Jul 14, 2015.

  1. Shithead

    Shithead Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    11,314
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2012
    Messages:
    14,958
    Likes Received:
    25,954
    For reviving the word "Bum"

    Harkens back to when i was a kid..

    Bums think de Blasio is the best mayor ever
    By Frank Rosario, Melkorka Licea and Bruce Golding

    July 14, 2015 | 12:44am

    Modal Trigger
    [​IMG]
    Homeless citizens like Phil Zasel says thanks to de Blasio, it's the best time to be homeless. Photo: Chad Rachman; Reuters

    Bums across the city hailed Mayor de Blasio on Monday for relaxing enforcement against homeless panhandlers, saying it hasn’t been this good for them in years.

    “I want to thank de Blasio for taking it easy on us. It’s easier for me to get by.

    Because of him, nobody bothers me,” said Phil Zasel, 63, who was hanging out near Bellevue Hospital with several sacks of belongings.

    “It’s better out here now. It’s the best time to be homeless. The weather is nice. I feel like I’m in California. So I’d rather be out here until it gets cold.”

    “It’s not like 10 or 20 years ago, when I would get harassed by police all the time,” Zasel added.

    “People just leave me alone, and I get some money sometimes, too.”

    A similar sentiment was expressed by a filthy, toothless vagrant begging for change outside the Metro-North train station at 125th Street in Harlem.

    The man, who identified himself as “Brown,” age 50, said he is much happier with de Blasio as mayor.

    “Things have improved,” he said. “Cops are nicer. They let us be more.”

    Directly under the tracks nearby, about two dozen other homeless people were sleeping in or stumbling around an encampment littered with layers of cardboard, a stained futon and rotting food remnants.

    The gross spectacle outraged local residents and commuters at the station.

    “This is disgusting. There’s no excuse for this. I’ve lived in Harlem all my life, and I’m sick and tired of this,” said Calvin Hunt, 53, a community activist who was handing out fliers against synthetic marijuana.

    A 45-year-old Westchester man who rides the rails to his job as a social worker said his wife no longer feels safe near the station.

    “What kills me is that I pay $225 a month to take the train. It’s a beautiful ride here, but when I get off it’s just depressing” he said.

    Another commuter from Connecticut who has been using the station for 30 years lay the blame directly “at the foot of de Blasio.”

    “I think the problems come from the top. [Ex-Mayor Rudy] Giuliani wouldn’t tolerate this,” said the man, who identified himself as Keith W., 58.

    Speaking about street people Monday, de Blasio said, “Any individual who breaks the law will be penalized.”

    “It could be an arrest. It could be a summons. It could be other activity,” he said.
     
  2. Tipsey Russell

    Tipsey Russell VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    22,339
    Joined:
    Nov 26, 2013
    Messages:
    14,404
    Likes Received:
    33,994
    color coordinated hobos

    don't see that everyday
     
  3. reno

    reno VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    42,947
    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2012
    Messages:
    14,797
    Likes Received:
    44,478
    Who remembers NYC in the 70's. You had to step over homeless people to get anywhere in the Port Authority. Looks like we're head back that way. Maybe disco will make a comeback too?
     
    Tish, Pooh bear, stanggirl and 8 others like this.
  4. MrWarmth

    MrWarmth UP YOURS Gold

    Reputations:
    13,586
    Joined:
    Aug 30, 2010
    Messages:
    97,759
    Likes Received:
    48,951
    I remember the human turds all over the steps leading from the parking garage to Yankee Stadium. Like little welcome mats to us Jersey bums
     
  5. Dump Button

    Dump Button Former Mall Security Guard

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Mar 26, 2012
    Messages:
    13,091
    Likes Received:
    10,580
    "It's the best time to be homeless" :jj:
     
  6. isabella

    isabella VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    4,750
    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2010
    Messages:
    14,826
    Likes Received:
    11,857
    di blasio is doing a wonderful job of taking NYC back to those fabulous dinkin days. what an inept clown.
     
  7. Ingens

    Ingens VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    1,829
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2012
    Messages:
    3,718
    Likes Received:
    8,015
    More bums to terrorize Wiggy and Beth. Ronnie better bring his A-game.
     
  8. teehee

    teehee Friend Of The Friendless

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Apr 23, 2013
    Messages:
    4,361
    Likes Received:
    19,219
    I moved to NYC during Dinkins years..Loads of squeegee dudes, tons of homeless. Hells Kitchen was still hellish, but getting better. So many of the homeless people are severely mentally ill. They should not be on the streets at all. You can't make people take meds..Its a very scary situation..Where do you put them after a night in the clink??
     
    RonHeinzkaboot likes this.
  9. PSU Shower Room

    PSU Shower Room Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Jul 4, 2012
    Messages:
    4,049
    Likes Received:
    9,877
    This is a great sign. Hopefully the drug dealers and gang members that are transplants to my area will move back home soon.
     
    RonHeinzkaboot and Rescued Owl like this.
  10. Weed

    Weed Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Sep 28, 2010
    Messages:
    2,270
    Likes Received:
    4,975
    A huge issue in cities everywhere that nobody seems to be willing to address. There are thousands of these people who in the grand scheme of things are pretty much forgotten about. It isn't that they are lazy, inherently bad, or any of that. It's more a matter of their brains just don't work and they can't function in a society. What do you do with them?
     
    stanggirl, Famous, Zach and 2 others like this.
  11. 1Vegasgirl

    1Vegasgirl Well-Known Member VIP Gold

    Reputations:
    -2,961
    Joined:
    Jan 11, 2012
    Messages:
    33,568
    Likes Received:
    50,515
    It is being addressed. Guiliani addressed it one way and Deblazio is addressing it this way. It is by design.
     
  12. sstressed

    sstressed enhancement toker

    Reputations:
    31,727
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    45,362
    Likes Received:
    31,820
    "said Calvin Hunt, 53, a community activist who was handing out fliers against synthetic marijuana."

    :jj:
     
    Weed, ApeFace and Father O'Blivion like this.
  13. SkibbieSkibs

    SkibbieSkibs Active Member

    Reputations:
    5
    Joined:
    Mar 17, 2015
    Messages:
    317
    Likes Received:
    212
    Man, that is terrible journalism.

    New York will be fine
     
    scoobyla likes this.
  14. Nick Mondo

    Nick Mondo Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    75
    Joined:
    Sep 26, 2012
    Messages:
    1,451
    Likes Received:
    3,964
    I was the last generation to enjoy the grimey NYC and was quite fond of it. Then again i was 14 or 15 at the time and loved it cause i could get served at any bar or walk into any strip club without being bothered or ID'd.
     
    stanggirl, tired, GIRLY and 2 others like this.
  15. scoobyla

    scoobyla Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    19,716
    Joined:
    Oct 29, 2013
    Messages:
    12,932
    Likes Received:
    9,906
    it got this thread started. thats all they care.
     
  16. potroast

    potroast Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    6,825
    Joined:
    Dec 17, 2011
    Messages:
    10,951
    Likes Received:
    12,069
    It's the most wonderful time, of the year.

    [​IMG]

    :wtf:
     
    GIRLY and Dump Button like this.
  17. SkibbieSkibs

    SkibbieSkibs Active Member

    Reputations:
    5
    Joined:
    Mar 17, 2015
    Messages:
    317
    Likes Received:
    212
    True, and that is sad
     
    scoobyla likes this.
  18. Anyonenow

    Anyonenow Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    3
    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2011
    Messages:
    7,480
    Likes Received:
    5,597
    We're getting tougher (finally) we will gladly send them up to NY.


    Palm Beach County bans panhandling, fundraising on roads
    Panhandlers, fundraisers and campaigners will have to stay off Palm Beach County roads and medians under new rules to keep people from mingling with traffic.
    Anyone collecting money, passing out pamphlets or waving signs would have to stay on sidewalks and road shoulders and can no longer wander among lined-up cars at busy intersections.

    Breaking the rules could trigger penalties up to a $500 fine or 60 days in jail, though the Sheriff's Office maintains that warnings will come before handcuffs and tickets

    http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/palm-beach/fl-palm-panhandle-ban-20150623-story.html
     
  19. SouthernListen

    SouthernListen Seek truth, not confirmation of your opinions VIP

    Reputations:
    38,368
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2012
    Messages:
    43,445
    Likes Received:
    45,643
    Please send us leaders like yours, NYC.
     
  20. peterfonda

    peterfonda Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Dec 2, 2012
    Messages:
    6,697
    Likes Received:
    5,417
    DiBlasio was elected mayor in an election with one of the lowest voter turnouts in NYC history. People realized that neither candidate was any damn good - Joe Lhota was a nobody from nowhere - so they threw up their hands and waited for the inevitable fall of NYC. I'm not a NYC resident so I didn't get to vote.

    NYC had a great 20 year run during the Giuliani-Bloomberg era (except during 9/11, which was a federal failure, not a city failure). It's over now. Back to reality.
     
    GIRLY likes this.