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Gotta say this about the Section 8 crowd
agc.com ^ | August 13, 2010 | Neal Boortz

Posted on 08/16/2010 8:49:59 AM PDT by Hojczyk

Some things need to be said about the mob that showed up to glom some applications for Section 8 welfare housing in East Point this week, and I’m your guy — the (ahem) author of The New York Times best-seller “Somebody’s Gotta Say It.”

My experience with these Section 8 “clients” goes back to the mid-1970s when I had a law office at the First National Bank building in Decatur. It was my misfortune to occupy an office down the hall from the Decatur Housing Authority. Being a quick learner, I figured out I needed to be somewhere else on days the authority was accepting applications for Section 8 housing. The hallways would fill early with ... we’ll call them “applicants,” just to be nice.

After experiencing that unruly mob, I wasn’t stunned to learn of the behavior of the East Point Section 8 crowd.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; Front Page News; Government; US: Georgia
KEYWORDS: democrats; economy; fail; freeloaders; hopeychangey; housing; moochers; parasites; section8
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1 posted on 08/16/2010 8:50:01 AM PDT by Hojczyk
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To: Hojczyk
Section 8 housing meant crime, drugs and gangs

People that have no problem taking stuff from others. And the government is there to aid & abet them.

2 posted on 08/16/2010 8:54:06 AM PDT by P.O.E. (Compact Theory)
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To: P.O.E.

The sad thing is that roughly 30,000 people (whatever the number really was) had nothing better to do.

Also, if you want to petition the mods, the link should be ajc.com, not agc.com (but your link works).

You are also welcome to refer to it as the Atlanta Urinal and Constipation — a subscription to which I cancelled several happy years ago.


3 posted on 08/16/2010 8:56:25 AM PDT by Blueflag (Res ipsa loquitur)
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To: Hojczyk

A glimsp of America's soon to come future!
4 posted on 08/16/2010 8:57:21 AM PDT by Kartographer (".. we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.")
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To: P.O.E.

A lot of these Sec 8’s are returning to this particular dole after losing their sub-prime mortgaged homes to the evil banks. Obama’s stash just couldn’t support all those $325/month mortgage payments.


5 posted on 08/16/2010 8:57:50 AM PDT by downtownconservative (Even Emperor Obama has now noticed he has no clothes. His response? "Bush stole my clothes".)
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To: Hojczyk

Jesse Jackson is fixin to stir the Detrou section 8 crowd later this month. He’s doing it on the same day as the Beck/Palin event in DC and calling it a similar name.

http://www.rainbowpush.org/pages/rebuild_america_march_in_detroit


6 posted on 08/16/2010 8:58:56 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Hojczyk

Have some Section 8 “clients” (apt term Section 8.....) in apratment complex where I live

Belong to the FD - strange that all the apartment fires seem to be in those inhabited by Section 8

Things like leaving stove on, not watching when cooking
so grease boils over, emptying ash tray in garbage with
still smouldering cigarettes

There are animals.....


7 posted on 08/16/2010 9:00:10 AM PDT by njslim
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To: Hojczyk

That’s interesting....here in Mich they did the same thing. They tore down & are still tearing down the projects in Detroit & all the low incomers & section 8’rs are moving into the area suburbs. We regular owners & renters have been told by our communities that in & between regular priced rentals & homes that there must be inserted low income available units & housing.

The slogan being used to get the people out of Detroit is “you can get the same deal out in the suburbs plus a nicer place to live”.

...hmmm.


8 posted on 08/16/2010 9:01:08 AM PDT by Atom Smasher
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To: Hojczyk

“I delight in irritating the left by dividing Americans into three basic groups: The producers, the looters and the moochers. What you saw this week was the moocher class accepting applications from the looters for benefits to be paid for by the producers. The looters will be all too happy to use the police power of government to seize wealth from the producers for the benefit of the moochers, if the moochers will remember the looters on voting day.

Did you get a good look at these people gathered for their chance at plunder? They had their tattoos, to be sure, and they had the cigarettes, the cell phones. They had the hairdos and the fancy nails — oh, and the babies. What is a Section 8 application party without the babies? (What is it about our society that we seem to find nothing wrong with a woman making the decision to have a baby she cannot afford to raise?) They had all the goodies but couldn’t seem to find the money for a place to live.”


9 posted on 08/16/2010 9:03:13 AM PDT by DontTreadOnMe2009 (So stop treading on me already!)
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To: Hojczyk

I have personal experience of 1 (one) Section 8 tenant, and 100% of that sample was a baby production machine - different fathers of course!


10 posted on 08/16/2010 9:04:01 AM PDT by I am Richard Brandon
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To: njslim

Section 8 tenants were the reason I got out of the landlord business. Dope selling, stay-at-home-mom whoring while hubby was at work, knock-down drag-out fights over who gets the last “line”...

And those were the good ones! What an overall PITA!


11 posted on 08/16/2010 9:06:08 AM PDT by pingman (Price is what you pay, value is what you get.)
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To: Atom Smasher
...“you can get the same deal out in the suburbs plus a nicer place to live”.

But, for how long will it be "nicer"?

12 posted on 08/16/2010 9:06:29 AM PDT by JimRed (Excising a cancer before it kills us waters the Tree of Liberty too! TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: Hojczyk
The looters will be all too happy to use the police power of government to seize wealth from the producers for the benefit of the moochers, if the moochers will remember the looters on voting day.

Exactly! Glenn Beck said he saw it as people losing Hope...hope for their futures, etc. I call BS!! Moochers...that's what they are. Lazy, selfish...moochers.
13 posted on 08/16/2010 9:06:49 AM PDT by Lucky9teen (Rebellion to tyrants is obedience to God. ~ Thomas Jefferson)
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To: cripplecreek

All I can say is UGH!


14 posted on 08/16/2010 9:06:58 AM PDT by Atom Smasher
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To: Atom Smasher

will be nicer, until they realize they need a car to get everywhere. Whats going to happen then? Bus service in the suburbs? Car and gas vouchers? Seems as though this is not well thought out. Most poor folks living in the cities are not car owners, they usually walk, take the bus, or the subway. The same price but only nicer is going to be a rude awakening with car payments, auto maintenance and repair, insurance, gas, oil changes, and more without the help of government subsidies (low cost or free tokens for the subway/buses) etc.

Unintended consequences?


15 posted on 08/16/2010 9:07:47 AM PDT by wombtotomb
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To: cripplecreek

Somehow, I don’t think it’ll have the same turnout. ;)


16 posted on 08/16/2010 9:08:29 AM PDT by Lucky9teen (Rebellion to tyrants is obedience to God. ~ Thomas Jefferson)
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To: JimRed

Not long my FRiend! Its heartbreaking to see the once beautiful neighborhoods now looking like the slums...


17 posted on 08/16/2010 9:08:33 AM PDT by Atom Smasher
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To: Kartographer

Just wait ‘til they run out of food!


18 posted on 08/16/2010 9:10:04 AM PDT by Palladin (Obama on The View: "When those folks came over on 9-11". Folks??? WTH?)
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To: wombtotomb

...until they realize they need a car to get everywhere.

##############

It doesn’t seem to bother them enough. They are moving out here by the droves...


19 posted on 08/16/2010 9:11:27 AM PDT by Atom Smasher
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To: Lucky9teen

Nice list of coconspirators anyway.

•Rainbow PUSH Coalition
•UAW
•Detroit Urban League
•Metro Detroit AFL-CIO
•USW District 2
•Progressive Democrats of America
•AFSCME Council 25
•City Clerk Janice Winfrey
•Jobs with Justice
•Coalition of Black Trade Unionists-Detroit
•Huntington Woods Peace, Citizenship and Education Project
•Moratorium Now!
•Michigan Emergency Committee Against the War
•WarIsACrime.org
•Labor Council for Latin American Advancement
•Rep. John Conyers
•SEIU
•AFT
•NAACP-Detroit
•US Labor Against the War
•Earth Day Network
•United for Peace and Justice
•Michigan State AFL-CIO
•Code Pink/Michigan
•Teamsters Local 299
•The United Communities of America
•Democrats.com
•Michigan Welfare Rights Organization
•11th Hour for Peace
•Rep. John Dingell
•Jim Hightower


20 posted on 08/16/2010 9:12:05 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Hojczyk

My first job as an independent metal roofing contractor was to build an awning and facade on a strip center in Arlington, TX. One of the tenants was a storefront for processing applications and delivery of food stamps. Twice a month the parking lot was filled with women waiting in line while their boyfriends had beer enriched reunions as they struggled to keep someone’s kids corralled in the cars and others circled looking for open parking spots. This was in the heat of summer and I was having an impossible time finding legal workers. I was sure that someone in that group would ask if I was hiring, especially after I put up a big sign on the roof above the food stamp office, but no takers. I did get a couple of complaints when my sweat dripped on the hood of cars, but not ONE request for a job.


21 posted on 08/16/2010 9:12:13 AM PDT by metalcor
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To: pingman
Section 8 tenants were the reason I got out of the landlord business

And the day is quickly coming, when a landlord will not be able to opt out of Section 8, lest they get sued for discrimination.

22 posted on 08/16/2010 9:12:13 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: I am Richard Brandon

My boyfriend owns several rental properties, and he refuses to accept Section 8.

Nevertheless, some of his tenants exhibit the same mentality as you describe, particularly in the area of financial fecklessness and baby production.


23 posted on 08/16/2010 9:12:24 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Forcing one person to pay for the irresponsibility of another is NOT social justice.)
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To: I am Richard Brandon

lol


24 posted on 08/16/2010 9:12:49 AM PDT by Atom Smasher
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To: Lucky9teen

Sometimes I get sick of Beck’s smarmy emotionalism.


25 posted on 08/16/2010 9:12:50 AM PDT by Palladin (Obama on The View: "When those folks came over on 9-11". Folks??? WTH?)
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To: Atom Smasher

time will tell, I guess. Give it 6-12 months of not being able to walk everywhere, or the money it takes to get some where, there may be a mass exodus as leases come up, and desperate owners of rentals in the city drop rent?


26 posted on 08/16/2010 9:13:22 AM PDT by wombtotomb
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To: cripplecreek

Holy Crap!


27 posted on 08/16/2010 9:15:05 AM PDT by Atom Smasher
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To: metalcor

I went to the Giant Market on Food Stamp Day once (never again). Four of these moochers swooped down on the meat counter and walked out with $800 worth of beef steaks and roasts. All they had to do was swipe their Moocher Cards.

I stood there amazed and forlorn with my package of turkey hot dogs.


28 posted on 08/16/2010 9:16:33 AM PDT by Palladin (Obama on The View: "When those folks came over on 9-11". Folks??? WTH?)
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To: Kartographer

Just a bunch of polite folks wanting their freebies...paid for by those of us that
actually work and pay the taxes that support these freeloaders.


29 posted on 08/16/2010 9:17:42 AM PDT by soycd
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To: dfwgator

And the day is quickly coming, when a landlord will not be able to opt out of Section 8, lest they get sued for discrimination.

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You know, I’ve spoken with various people who have become landlords with all this cheap property around. They told me that having tenants with section 8 was good because it was an “assured” way to make sure they got their monthly rent.


30 posted on 08/16/2010 9:18:38 AM PDT by Atom Smasher
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To: Atom Smasher

The problem comes when the tenants leave and the repairs eat up all of the profits...and then some.


31 posted on 08/16/2010 9:19:33 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Remember that each of the babies produced by a Section 8 tenant (the moocher) will make that tenant ‘richer’ and will make you (the producer, or moochee) poorer. There’s profit in them there babies!


32 posted on 08/16/2010 9:21:59 AM PDT by I am Richard Brandon
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To: dfwgator

Agreed!


33 posted on 08/16/2010 9:22:16 AM PDT by Atom Smasher
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To: njslim

If you get something for free, it has no value!


34 posted on 08/16/2010 9:22:51 AM PDT by catman67
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To: Palladin

Me too. I love what he’s doing connecting things and teaching true history, but dang if sometimes I feel like he just isn’t getting it...or worse, doesn’t have the balls enough to tell it like it really is.


35 posted on 08/16/2010 9:25:19 AM PDT by Lucky9teen (Rebellion to tyrants is obedience to God. ~ Thomas Jefferson)
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To: metalcor
but not ONE request for a job.

when this story broke, a politically incorrect FReeper wondered aloud if the same 30,000 people would line up if someone were offering 62 minimum wage, entry-level jobs.

Rhetorical question, I know. But still one worth asking.

36 posted on 08/16/2010 9:26:44 AM PDT by wbill
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Had a section 8er family two houses down. Honestly the grandmother (a 40 year old decent looking black woman) tried like heck to raise her drugged out daughter’s kids, but it proved to much and in the end the rental turned into a flop house for crackheads.


37 posted on 08/16/2010 9:27:04 AM PDT by junta (S.C.U.M. = State Controlled Unreliable Media)
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To: Hojczyk
I delight in irritating the left by dividing Americans into three basic groups: The producers, the looters and the moochers. What you saw this week was the moocher class accepting applications from the looters for benefits to be paid for by the producers.

So true, so true...

38 posted on 08/16/2010 9:27:10 AM PDT by pgkdan (When the same man...holds the sword and the purse, there is an end of liberty: George Mason)
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To: I am Richard Brandon

The military bases its housing and substinance allowances for personnel in 2 brackets: “with dependents” and “without dependents”. Doesn’t matter how many dependents you have.

What’s good enough for military families should be good enough for welfare recepients!


39 posted on 08/16/2010 9:29:14 AM PDT by catman67
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To: Hojczyk

Liberals keep them down and dependent, and blame their misery on eeeevvvviiillll Whitey - but then grab all Whitey’s hard earned money and give it to people who vote democrat.


40 posted on 08/16/2010 9:31:39 AM PDT by Leftism is Mentally Deranged (Annoying liberals is my goal. I will not be silenced.)
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To: cripplecreek

What? NO MEA?????


41 posted on 08/16/2010 9:37:10 AM PDT by grellis (I am Jill's overwhelming sense of disgust.)
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To: Hojczyk
The dust-up with the Section 8 crowd in Atlanta is a perfect example of what is happening in America. Those people were in line for taxpayer freebies...then, they broke out into a fight amongst themselves.

That tells me that if obama is allowed to reign, he will eventually take all from the producers and give it to the moochers, who will then fight over it.

We then go from being a nation of Laws, to jungle law. Standing up now is our only option.

Jungle Law


42 posted on 08/16/2010 9:38:52 AM PDT by FrankR (It doesn't matter what they call us, only what we answer to....)
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To: Excellence

Richard Janikowski and Phyllis Betts. Janikowski, a criminologist, was creating a map of crime patterns in Memphis while his wife, Betts, was studying Section 8 housing patterns as part of her research as a housing expert at the University of Memphis. Memphis, you see, was demolishing its welfare housing projects and moving the residents into Section 8 units around the city. The two soon recognized that their work was concentrated in the same neighborhoods. They merged their crime and Section 8 maps on a computer. You should not be surprised to learn that they overlapped perfectly. Section 8 housing meant crime, drugs and gangs. Just the culture you want spread into your neighborhood, right?


43 posted on 08/16/2010 9:40:29 AM PDT by Excellence ("A person is smart. People are dumb, panicky, dangerous animals and you know it.")
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To: metalcor
My first job as an independent metal roofing contractor was to build an awning and facade on a strip center in Arlington, TX. One of the tenants was a storefront for processing applications and delivery of food stamps. Twice a month the parking lot was filled with women waiting in line while their boyfriends had beer enriched reunions as they struggled to keep someone’s kids corralled in the cars and others circled looking for open parking spots. This was in the heat of summer and I was having an impossible time finding legal workers. I was sure that someone in that group would ask if I was hiring, especially after I put up a big sign on the roof above the food stamp office, but no takers. I did get a couple of complaints when my sweat dripped on the hood of cars, but not ONE request for a job.

My father worked painting section 8 housing for extra money since he retired and he told me that the tenants cut holes in the wall between the apartments so when the welfare worker comes along, they can shuffle children between them so they can have more kids to up their welfare.
44 posted on 08/16/2010 9:41:50 AM PDT by Nowhere Man (General James Mattoon Scott, where are you when we need you? We need a regime change.)
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To: Hojczyk

One house in my neighborhood is now Sec. 8 rental housing (owned by a guy who is a notorious absentee slumlord in these parts). For the longest time loud fights kept breaking out there at 2 or 3 AM. Repeated Police attention and calls from the rest of us eventually brought an end to that. But it is the only home on the block that looks like absolute hell (weeds up to the eyeballs, the tree in the back is about to grow right through the rear-facing windows)


45 posted on 08/16/2010 9:45:11 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Hojczyk

Taking from someone who earns it is stealing.

Government taking from someone who earns it and giving it to someone who did not is compassion and if you disagree then you must be a right wing hater. RIGHT?

Theft is theft regardless if a gun is used or the force of government is used.


46 posted on 08/16/2010 9:47:03 AM PDT by Wurlitzer (Welcome to the new USSA (United Socialist States of Amerika))
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To: Nowhere Man

Bad thread to read at lunch. This is disgusting and sickening and I wonder how we have fallen this far to support a permanent underclass that just continues to grow. Where does it all stop? Obviously the moochers believe the gravey train will never end but it must. What then?


47 posted on 08/16/2010 9:49:53 AM PDT by Gasshog (going to get what all those libs asked for, but its not what they expected.)
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To: dfwgator

This is already the case in Illinois.


48 posted on 08/16/2010 9:50:48 AM PDT by montyspython
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To: Leftism is Mentally Deranged
Liberals keep them down and dependent, and blame their misery on eeeevvvviiillll Whitey - but then grab all Whitey’s hard earned money and give it to people who vote democrat.

Just look how well that's working in S. Africa and Zimbabwe.

49 posted on 08/16/2010 9:51:25 AM PDT by JrsyJack (a healthy dose of buckshot will probably get you the last word in any argument.)
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To: Leftism is Mentally Deranged
Liberals keep them down and dependent, and blame their misery on eeeevvvviiillll Whitey - but then grab all Whitey’s hard earned money and give it to people who vote democrat.

Just look how well that's working in S. Africa and Zimbabwe.

50 posted on 08/16/2010 9:51:29 AM PDT by JrsyJack (a healthy dose of buckshot will probably get you the last word in any argument.)
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