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Posted on May 17 at 2:40 p.m.

So the proof that's supposed to convince us is the personal experience of an anonymous person on the internet?

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Posted on May 16 at 11:53 p.m.

>>"Where are the elderly and disabled and the plain just tired local residents going to sit if you remove the benches."<<

Where do they sit now? Certainly not on the benches that are used all day as homeless encampments.

On How to Deal with It

Posted on May 16 at 9:29 p.m.

LOL. The shrill personal attacks are always a nice indication that I'm winning the argument.

On The Homeless Count

Posted on May 16 at 9 p.m.

Any proof for this assertion?

On Every Dog Has Its Day

Posted on May 16 at 8:59 p.m.

Yay, more name-calling! You guys are master debaters.

(1) What evidence? What are you even talking about? Are you arguing that housing isn't cheaper outside of Santa Barbara? That homeless people have great jobs here they can't move away from? What?

If you choose to be homeless in Santa Barbara rather than live in an apartment in Bakersfield, you deserve my scorn.

(2) I pay my taxes, I obey the law. They do neither. I contribute to this community, while they make it worse. That makes it my community, not theirs. They can GTFO.

On The Homeless Count

Posted on May 16 at 6:03 p.m.

I'm making 2 related points.

(1) People that choose to be homeless in Santa Barbara rather than homed in a less desirable community don't deserve sympathy.

(2) Many homeless people are moving here to take advantage of the gullible people of Santa Barbara.

On The Homeless Count

Posted on May 16 at 11:34 a.m.

The survey could have asked the question "What was your last address in Santa Barbara?" Then we could check to see if they actually even lived here as non-homeless people.

And property prices here are irrelevant. If you can't afford housing in Santa Barbara, your choices are to move somewhere else or be homeless. If you choose to be homeless, you get no sympathy from me.

On The Homeless Count

Posted on May 16 at 11:30 a.m.

sez_me, I think most of these apologists don't spend much time downtown. I live downtown, and I know exactly what you're talking about.

On How to Deal with It

Posted on May 15 at 9:07 p.m.

If all you have left is straw-men and name-calling, I'll conclude that everyone is conceding my point that the vast majority of the homeless in SB moved here recently.

On The Homeless Count

Posted on May 14 at 2:11 p.m.

Staged videos are not scientific evidence.

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