New solution for the homeless and mentally ill discovered at Rikers Island

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  1. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    Cook them like a potato

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jerome Murdough was just looking for a warm place to sleep on a chilly night last month when he curled up in an enclosed stairwell on the roof of a Harlem public housing project where he was arrested for trespassing.

    A week later, the mentally ill homeless man was found dead in a Rikers Island jail cell that four city officials say had overheated to at least 100 degrees, apparently because of malfunctioning equipment.

    http://www.boston.com/news/nation/2...-death-cell/L8CICikDDUuzWZwvZOw65M/story.html


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    Arresting someone for trespassing is bad enough, then set bail? $5 is more than this poor bastard could manage, of course, I don't want to leave out that he is a Marine. Great job VA---fucking disgrace
     
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    You know they exterminated him. No way that was an accident, no way.
     
  3. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    $2500 bail for a homeless mentally ill veteran, they may as well stuff him in a garbage bag and toss him in a dumpster. Sickening
     
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    One less arrogant prick from NY.
     
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    WE should probably have more wars, create more homeless/suicidal/parapalegic veterans

    Go team! :usa:
     
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    lousy mooching war widows
     
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    Gitfiddle Live Deliciously

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    The homeless in your area will be thrilled that you're opening up your home and office for them to camp out in.
     
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    :jj: I just saw that one the other night.
     
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    zero empathy
     
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    I can sympathize. I too, know what it's like to die of hyperthermia.

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    Why is animalgods microwave in the article?
     
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    Gitfiddle Live Deliciously

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    Fucking homeless always complaining. Whaaa, it's so cold out on the streets. Whaaa, it's so hot inside this cell.
     
  14. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    he was on a roof of a public housing complex, arresting a homeless, mentally ill veteran, instead of taking them to the VA or a shelter is directing resources in the wrong direction. The fact that there exists a place called "New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans" is a disgrace
     
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    Invade the Ukraine NOW.
     
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    poor guy, being homeless should be no reason to torture anyone
     
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    contradiction, no?
     
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    Mlaw is representing the bum
     
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    She's pro-hobo. Is she representing him pro-bono?
     
  20. A Succulent Chinese Meal

    A Succulent Chinese Meal Oh, that's a nice headlock, sir. VIP

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    100 degrees, are you kidding me?