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Sharon in her Section 8 home!
MyFreePress ^ | 12/20/2009 | Jason

Posted on 12/21/2009 10:04:19 AM PST by myfreepress

Sharon Jasper has spent 57 of her 58 years dedicated to one cause and one cause only, and has nothing to show for her dedicated servitude...

She has lived in Section 8 housing all but 1 of her 58 years. It was a legacy passed down from her parents who moved into Section 8 housing in 1949 when she was six months old.. She has passed the legacy down to her children, but fears they may have to get jobs to pay for the utilities and deposits.

She laments about her one year hiatus from the comfort of her Section 8 nirvana, 'I tried it for a year -- you know, working and all.. It's not anything I would want to go through again, or wish on anyone in my family, but I am damn proud of that year.'

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TOPICS: Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: government; politics; section8; welfare
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1 posted on 12/21/2009 10:04:19 AM PST by myfreepress
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To: myfreepress
They may have to get jobs to pay their bills? Oh....the humanity. Poor dears. Everyone (except our toddler) works in our house. My teens work to pay their own car insurance and to buy their frivolities. These types of people piss me off.
2 posted on 12/21/2009 10:09:50 AM PST by constitutiongirl ("Neitzsche was stupid & abnormal."- Leo Tolstoy)
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To: constitutiongirl

Yep, and there is tons of them. If we continue to enable they will continue to take advantage.


3 posted on 12/21/2009 10:11:13 AM PST by myfreepress
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To: myfreepress

“Just because you pay for my house, my car, my big screen and my food, I will not be treated like a slave!’ and ‘Back up and Shut up! Shut up, white boy! Shut up, white boy!”

It’s funny how every problem in the WORLD is somehow the fault of WHITE MALES.


4 posted on 12/21/2009 10:11:59 AM PST by Le Chien Rouge
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To: myfreepress

She better call up Obummer to give her some more of his stash


5 posted on 12/21/2009 10:12:24 AM PST by CharlieOK1 (Stop Breathing, the EPA says you are poisoning me)
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To: myfreepress

Is this satire?


6 posted on 12/21/2009 10:13:30 AM PST by kalee (01/20/13 The end of an error.... Obama even worse than Carter.)
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To: CharlieOK1

You mean our Stash


7 posted on 12/21/2009 10:13:52 AM PST by myfreepress
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To: myfreepress
This is the Shut Up White Boy woman who was almost violent about what she is owed.


8 posted on 12/21/2009 10:14:14 AM PST by blam
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To: myfreepress

I’m barely able to tolerate them. I do not go grocery shopping the first weekend of any month. Bad for the blood pressure.


9 posted on 12/21/2009 10:14:32 AM PST by constitutiongirl ("Neitzsche was stupid & abnormal."- Leo Tolstoy)
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To: blam

Mmmmmm, mmmmm, mmmmm


10 posted on 12/21/2009 10:15:54 AM PST by Lockbar (March toward the sound of the guns.)
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To: kalee

Nope, verified via Snopes. If you visit the article and at the bottom you will see the Snopes link.


11 posted on 12/21/2009 10:16:18 AM PST by myfreepress
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To: myfreepress

That article has got to be from the Onion, right??? No one would behave in this manner... complaining about their free entitlements?

I’m serious.


12 posted on 12/21/2009 10:16:27 AM PST by Reddy (B.O. stinks)
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To: Reddy

Nope not from Onion. Verified via Snopes. Snopes verification at the bottom of the article on MFP


13 posted on 12/21/2009 10:17:27 AM PST by myfreepress
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To: myfreepress
"Yep, and there is tons of them. If we continue to enable they will continue to take advantage."

47% of the residents of New Orleans cannot read or write.

No-one mentioned that FEMA was delayed terribly because people could not read simple instructions or fill out paper work to claim free stuff.
It was George Bush and WHITEY's fault exclusively.

14 posted on 12/21/2009 10:18:30 AM PST by blam
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To: myfreepress
OMG! And the frightening thing is that this attitude is prevalent among those millions of Americans who have never had to pull their own weight - and they vote.

It's time to dust off Atlas Shrugged and make it required reading for our kids...

15 posted on 12/21/2009 10:18:58 AM PST by Tigerized (Proud Dad of a US Marine)
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To: kalee

Not quite.

http://www.snopes.com/politics/satire/jasper.asp


16 posted on 12/21/2009 10:19:09 AM PST by listenhillary (I believe AGW is real now. It was caused by scientists and greenies LYING!)
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To: blam

They are so stupid. If it was up to them they would kill all the White people and cut off their free meals doing so.


17 posted on 12/21/2009 10:19:41 AM PST by myfreepress
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To: blam

That video is a showcase of community organizer thuggery. My father left New Orleans for Buenos Aires several years ago and has not looked back.


18 posted on 12/21/2009 10:21:49 AM PST by constitutiongirl ("Neitzsche was stupid & abnormal."- Leo Tolstoy)
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To: Tigerized

Yes. Time to deprive the corrupt system of our talent and assets. A total collapse of Funding for all Federal Programs is the only way to end it. We can rebuild after the Carnage.


19 posted on 12/21/2009 10:25:11 AM PST by screaminsunshine (!!)
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To: myfreepress

Why should people have to pay for those who won’t do anything for themselves?


20 posted on 12/21/2009 10:25:34 AM PST by popdonnelly (Yes, we disagree - no, we won't shut up - no, we won't quit.)
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To: myfreepress
She claimed to be poor and live in a terrible slum... with hardwood floors, a large flatscreen TV and more...

...and barely had to work a day in her life.

Time to kill all entitlements and let the chips fall where they may. Slash 90% of gov't jobs. Slash all foreign aid. Slash all welfare.

21 posted on 12/21/2009 10:26:08 AM PST by Bon mots
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here’s a link to the lovely wanted for mass murder t-shirt:

http://ep.yimg.com/ca/I/yhst-48319157160926_2083_15330530


22 posted on 12/21/2009 10:27:30 AM PST by isom35
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To: myfreepress

They are outmanned and out gunned. To many in that community think they are Mike Tyson.


23 posted on 12/21/2009 10:30:41 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: myfreepress

I guess we’ll be paying for their Obamacare. I don’t think they will be locked up for not opting into health insurance.


24 posted on 12/21/2009 10:45:08 AM PST by duckman (My Grandma Isn't Shovel Ready!)
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To: blam
Sad. But if I say end all this welfare crap

25 posted on 12/21/2009 10:48:38 AM PST by WhirlwindAttack (Supporting the poor and oppressed without my consent. Why can't they work like I do?)
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To: Le Chien Rouge

I’m a white male; they haven’t seen problems yet.


26 posted on 12/21/2009 10:53:09 AM PST by glide625
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To: Bon mots

I used to rent section 8, I can tell you first hand, the lifers (and you could tell them within 5 minutes of less of meeting them) had far better toys and living conditions that I personally have.

We are paying for our own destruction.


27 posted on 12/21/2009 10:56:16 AM PST by HamiltonJay
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To: myfreepress

Never trust a verification listed in an article or in an email. If you are not sure go to snopes or urbanlegends.com and self verify. A tagline at the end that says “I verified this from snopes and here’s what they said...” is a sure thing indicator that it is all fake. (but I can’t open the aticle so I will try later from home).


28 posted on 12/21/2009 11:01:36 AM PST by GulfBreeze (Palin 2012 - For The Change You Wanted!!!)
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To: myfreepress

It’d be a danged shame if something bad were to happen to that section 8 housing unit. Just sayin’...


29 posted on 12/21/2009 11:06:13 AM PST by meyer (Government health care = national strike.)
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To: GulfBreeze

http://www.snopes.com/politics/satire/jasper.asp

Verified


30 posted on 12/21/2009 11:09:25 AM PST by myfreepress
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To: constitutiongirl

Before I buy a house, I always look for section 8 houses and stay far, far, away. Even a cheaper neighborhood is off limits because the landlord will eventually turn it into Section 8. There is no way to stop it. The section 8’ers I know shop constantly and eat out at Chili’s and other chains. They are almost all obese too.


31 posted on 12/21/2009 11:12:58 AM PST by crymeariver (Good news...in a way)
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To: myfreepress

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1942744/posts


32 posted on 12/21/2009 11:21:49 AM PST by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: Bon mots

Make it all into an SSD program. If you pay a certain amount in, you get a certain amount per month. I’m on it right now and I put in enough to recieve $770.00 a month and Medicaid. Mind you, I paid into it, so I’m not some mooch.

If you haven’t paid into the system, you don’t get a penny.


33 posted on 12/21/2009 1:28:22 PM PST by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: massgopguy

War is hard work. You can expect someone who is too lazy to get up every day for a job to be far, far too lazy to prosecute a successful revolution.

Guess who is known for hard work? Here’s a hint...they aren’t on the side of the leftists. Hehehe.


34 posted on 12/21/2009 2:31:57 PM PST by Spike Knotts
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To: myfreepress

35 posted on 12/21/2009 2:49:40 PM PST by tang-soo (Prophecy of the Seventy Weeks - Read Daniel Chapter 9)
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To: myfreepress

36 posted on 12/21/2009 2:49:51 PM PST by tang-soo (Prophecy of the Seventy Weeks - Read Daniel Chapter 9)
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To: tang-soo

Sorry for the dup.


37 posted on 12/21/2009 2:50:28 PM PST by tang-soo (Prophecy of the Seventy Weeks - Read Daniel Chapter 9)
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To: myfreepress

38 posted on 12/21/2009 2:53:34 PM PST by tang-soo (Prophecy of the Seventy Weeks - Read Daniel Chapter 9)
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To: myfreepress
I looked through Snopes and it's verified as satire.
39 posted on 12/21/2009 3:30:22 PM PST by Stepan12 (Palin & Bolton in 2012)
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To: myfreepress

Okay.... Checked it a little more. Snopes says the big screen tv is real, but some of the commentary is satire. Snopes lists it as multiple sources.


40 posted on 12/21/2009 3:31:51 PM PST by Stepan12 (Palin & Bolton in 2012)
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To: duckman

There is a provision for those who can’t afford it. That’s why they will have access to our bank accounts.


41 posted on 12/21/2009 3:48:59 PM PST by firebrand
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To: myfreepress
They are being forced to commit crimes in cities they are unfamiliar with. It is a very uncomfortable situation for them.

I read this three times and still don't know what to say...(shaking head)

42 posted on 12/21/2009 4:01:25 PM PST by azishot (MERRY CHRISTMAS!!)
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To: myfreepress

I thought Henry Cisneros started Section 8 during the Clinton administration...


43 posted on 12/21/2009 4:02:54 PM PST by Allegra (It doesn't matter what this tagline says...the liberals are going to call it "racist.")
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To: myfreepress
'I tried it for a year -- you know, working and all.. It's not anything I would want to go through again, or wish on anyone in my family, but I am damn proud of that year.'

Uh...yeah.

Gee, that's great.

44 posted on 12/21/2009 4:04:33 PM PST by Allegra (It doesn't matter what this tagline says...the liberals are going to call it "racist.")
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To: Stepan12

Regardless of what Sharon’s situation is. I am sure there is plenty of people who live their life in this manner.


45 posted on 12/22/2009 7:42:59 AM PST by myfreepress
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To: blam
Sharon Jasper sits in the living room of her voucher-backed private residence. "I might be poor but I don't like to live poor. I thank God for a place to live but it's pitiful what people give you."
46 posted on 12/22/2009 8:10:13 AM PST by kcvl
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To: Le Chien Rouge

I thought you were red.

[muffled murfer-murfer you hear is my giggling]


47 posted on 12/22/2009 8:17:06 AM PST by TheOldLady (No more global baloneyism!! -- Jim Thompson!)
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To: myfreepress

Sharon Jasper is leading the former tenants of St. Bernard Development in their campaign to return to the homes from which they were displaced.

Tom O'Malley, left, of the AFL-CIO's Gulf Coast Revitalization Program, is helping former public housing tenants try to reclaim their homes.

48 posted on 12/22/2009 8:19:01 AM PST by kcvl
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To: myfreepress

Sharon Jasper: Mobilizing tenants for the right of return

It’s another white hot New Orleans afternoon and Sharon Jasper is throwing off some heat of her own.

The 58-year-old Jasper’s voice rises and falls with a biblical fervor as she stands outside a 75-year-old public housing project called the St. Bernard Housing Development.

“I am a former resident of St. Bernard. My mother and father moved here in 1949, when I was 6 months old,” she says, pointing to a row of solidly constructed brick homes and neatly manicured lawns.

When Katrina struck and the levees broke, Jasper and thousands of public housing dwellers were herded like cattle throughout Louisiana and neighboring states. Now they want their homes back.

But the politicians, the government agencies and the developers have other ideas. They want to demolish St. Bernard as part of a vast redevelopment vision that includes a PGA golf course – but no affordable housing.

So the politicians, the government agencies and the developers have surrounded St. Bernard with a chain link fence topped by barbed-wire. And they’ve told hard-working, God-fearing people like Sharon Jasper to stay the hell out.

“Our families have been displaced all over the United States. Bring them back, then let’s talk about redevelopment,” Jasper argues.

Jasper is fighting back. She spearheads a tenant association that is working with the AFL-CIO’s Gulf Coast Revitalization Program to convince local authorities to rehabilitate rather than annihilate public housing stock.

“We, the poor working class, are the people who helped build this city,” Jasper says, jabbing her finger into the air, as if she were about to pull down the menacing barbed wire barrier. “We have a right to return. This is our home.”


49 posted on 12/22/2009 8:20:23 AM PST by kcvl
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To: kcvl

They obviously aren’t lacking for food.


50 posted on 12/22/2009 8:20:37 AM PST by dfwgator
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