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Section 8 Housing voucher distribution canceled
ABC Action News ^ | 12 Jan 12 | None

Posted on 01/12/2013 9:00:53 AM PST by SkyPilot

TAYLOR, Mich. (WXYZ) - A chaotic scene erupted at the Taylor Human Services Center when the crowd waiting for a Section 8 Housing voucher distribution got out of control.

The center is located at Eureka and Lange Roads. That's between on Eureka, between Beech Daly and Inkster.

Officers say thousands of people from all over the area were at the center at the time of the incident. 7 Action News is being told there were 1,000 vouchers available and 5,000 people showed up trying to get one.

The crowd had grown overnight as more and more people arrived. Some of them said they started lining up yesterday evening.

Witnesses say the line stretched for a mile down Lange Road.

Police say, when the time came for the vouchers to be distributed, there was a mad rush for the door. Officers tried to control the crowd, but couldn't.

Officers had to shut down several lanes of Eureka Road until the situation could be brought under control. The road is now reopened.

Several people were arrested. The rest were sent home. Today's distribution has been canceled and will be rescheduled.

(Excerpt) Read more at wxyz.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: democrats; housingvoucher; obama; riot; section8; welfare
Video at Link of News Report

Note to Mods - had to abbreviate title of story due to length.<>

Full story title is: "Section 8 Housing voucher distribution canceled after thousands waiting in line get out of control"

1 posted on 01/12/2013 9:00:56 AM PST by SkyPilot
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To: All
There was an article posted here last week about Section 8 housing.

An MIT graduate (no joke), was lamenting that people in the apartment complex where he lived who were on Section 8 had it much better off than he did. Their rent was fully paid, and they did not hold jobs.

He asked "Where is the incentive to work?"

Welcome to ObamaLand.

2 posted on 01/12/2013 9:03:36 AM PST by SkyPilot
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To: Springman; cyclotic; netmilsmom; RatsDawg; PGalt; FreedomHammer; queenkathy; madison10; ...
Seems to me that there are two ways to deal with this. Lottery or eliminate it altogether.

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3 posted on 01/12/2013 9:03:54 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: SkyPilot

Well, at least we can rest assured that 4000 of THE BARACK won’t be moving into our neighborhoods any time soon. Now we only have to worry about the 1000 and devaluation of our homes, debasing and druggifying our high schools, and having to hire more cops to patrol at night.


4 posted on 01/12/2013 9:08:21 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: SkyPilot

The left knows that the producers will continue to work and start businesses. The left knows that the producers have self-esteem, and would never take a handout.

The left knows that the slackers have no self-esteem, and will not work or start businesses. The left knows that they will vote democrat.

The left knows that the producers are not going to go out in the streets and set fires and throw stones at cops.

The left knows that the slackers will riot in the streets if their free money, apartments and cell phones are taken away.


5 posted on 01/12/2013 9:09:43 AM PST by I want the USA back
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To: cripplecreek

You’re not using the liberal part of your head. Option 3: If 1,000 vouchers are set aside and 5,000 people show up, simply print up 4,000 more vouchers.

Or give them each a Trillion Dollar coin.


6 posted on 01/12/2013 9:12:10 AM PST by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

The vouchers might get conservative support if they pay people to live in another state.


7 posted on 01/12/2013 9:13:51 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: SkyPilot

This “section 8” is just one example of the massive transfer of money from the producers to the slackers. Not just the rent. The crime and loss of quality of life. The added police protection.

There are many other ways that money is taken from the industrious and given to the slothful.


8 posted on 01/12/2013 9:17:33 AM PST by I want the USA back
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To: SkyPilot
Police say, when the time came for the vouchers to be distributed, there was a mad rush for the door. Officers tried to control the crowd, but couldn't.

LOL. Never get between a raging democrat hoard and "free stuff". You'll get stampeded.

9 posted on 01/12/2013 9:18:50 AM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: SkyPilot

Another from Louisiana the other day. Sounds somewhat calmer but there were fights.

http://www.wdsu.com/news/local-news/new-orleans/Applicants-brave-elements-apply-for-housing-vouchers/-/9853400/18089384/-/14e8g1kz/-/index.html


10 posted on 01/12/2013 9:20:47 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: SkyPilot

Slavery comes in all forms, unfortunately there are people (black and white) who are slaves to the mentality of entitlement.

Liberalism has not helped them achieve the best of their potential, it has kept them chained to the government.

It is time to break the chains and be free from bondage called “entitlement”.


11 posted on 01/12/2013 9:23:31 AM PST by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: concerned about politics

This money must go out all at once. Here’s a story out of Georgia .

http://www2.wsav.com/news/2013/jan/09/section-8-housing-applications-available-online-ar-5329399/


12 posted on 01/12/2013 9:25:04 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: I want the USA back
This “section 8” is just one example of the massive transfer of money from the producers to the slackers.
It's not just the money - it's also the redistribution of people with inner city values.
I've lived in a suburb of Rochester NY since 1964. Great place to live, raise a family, etc. Essentially, "high" home prices and high taxes kept out the scumbags.
But in the last 6-7 years, the Section 8 program has flooded our town with bottom feeders (mostly apartment dwellers on bus lines) and they're destroying our schools, the mall/shopping areas, our neighborhoods and our way of life.
I despise each and every one of them.
13 posted on 01/12/2013 9:26:32 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: SkyPilot

In my Apartment complex, where average apartment complex household income is 120K, there are two Apartment reserved for housing 8 (California state forced them to reserve for housing 8). They are the largest apartment with AC. (none of other apartments are with AC). They wear better trendy clothes than rest of us and own 3 SUV plus car. Ofcourse they are Holder people.


14 posted on 01/12/2013 9:26:32 AM PST by jennychase
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To: SkyPilot

“”Section 8 Housing voucher distribution canceled after thousands waiting in line get out of control”

Good. I say fence them in, get the police out of there, and let them kill each other.


15 posted on 01/12/2013 9:26:45 AM PST by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: cripplecreek

Why not? Cities used to give bums a bus ticket to the next county or city. California does it in reverse by offering very generous welfare which attracts all of them here (together with our fine weather).


16 posted on 01/12/2013 9:28:00 AM PST by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: freeangel

Thunderdome Housing Authority.


17 posted on 01/12/2013 9:30:10 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: SkyPilot

Section 8: Destroyer of neighborhoods.


18 posted on 01/12/2013 9:30:10 AM PST by onedoug
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To: SkyPilot
I'm reading more and more of these stories.

XYZ Government Office is handing out housing vouchers. They make a big announcement and put it in papers knowing they only have X number of vouchers. Then Voucher day comes and people panic and a ruckus/riot ensues.

Its like the government is engineering "incidents of civil unrest".

This concerns me greatly.

19 posted on 01/12/2013 9:31:56 AM PST by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: Mad Dawgg

>>>>Its like the government is engineering “incidents of civil unrest”.

They want more redistribution.


20 posted on 01/12/2013 9:34:00 AM PST by jennychase
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To: concerned about politics

Yeah, nobody needs 30-round magazines. Coming soon to a neighborhood near you...


21 posted on 01/12/2013 9:34:18 AM PST by GunsAndBibles (All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing)
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To: Mad Dawgg

There are certainly better ways of doing it if we’re going to hand out the money. This seems like a deliberate attempt to create chaos.

Most of these people are on welfare anyway. Pick 1000 of them right off the top and be done with it.


22 posted on 01/12/2013 9:43:00 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: GunsAndBibles

I’m glad I live in a tiny town with virtually no services and only 2 rental units that I know of.


23 posted on 01/12/2013 9:44:54 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: jennychase

You don’t have AC? In California?

Anyway, I’m in California, too, and I know what you’re talking about. A coworker of mine (who happens to be black) lived in a building that allowed some Section 8. She complained bitterly about how the Section 8 tenants got to live in the same building as she did, but didn’t have to pay nearly as much. And they were troublemakers. The cops were always having to come to the building, helicopters hovering overhead, etc.

Section 8 is a horrendous evil and needs to be abolished.


24 posted on 01/12/2013 9:50:40 AM PST by Nea Wood (When life gets too hard to stand, kneel.)
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To: cripplecreek

It would be nice to be required to demonstrate that one has worked 40 hours a week(even at minimum wage) b4 applying for any form of assistance(pay check stubs?). I think the work is out there once the illegals are accounted for. Throw in ‘loser pays’ provision in tort reform and eliminate a few departments and we are on our way..


25 posted on 01/12/2013 9:51:55 AM PST by DIRTYSECRET
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To: SkyPilot
Best Comment at link, so far:

"This was intentionally done to create a crisis. The issuing of vouchers for section eight ought to be done by prior screening and appointments with housing authorities with applicants over time. This was a publicity stunt done by Government workers who wanted to make a statement."

26 posted on 01/12/2013 9:55:38 AM PST by Prospero
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To: DIRTYSECRET

Welfare is set up to reward sloth. Welfare should be increased for hours of work instead of decreased up to a point.


27 posted on 01/12/2013 9:55:43 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: SkyPilot

Can’t spend a day filling out job applications, but they can spend DAYS standing in line for free s&*t. They all look like a bunch of animals. And what is it with these people and MALLS? You supposedly have no money, so you choose to spend your time walking around a place where the whole point of being there is to spend money. And if you have no money, isn’t it just torture to look at all the stuff you can’t afford? I only go to a mall if I have money to spend and am planning to buy something.


28 posted on 01/12/2013 9:56:16 AM PST by usmom
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To: oh8eleven
But in the last 6-7 years, the Section 8 program has flooded our town with bottom feeders (mostly apartment dwellers on bus lines) and they're destroying our schools, the mall/shopping areas, our neighborhoods and our way of life.

And they're doing this in the name of 'diversity'... social engineering.
Then they call you racist when you complain about the degradation of your neighborhood.

29 posted on 01/12/2013 9:57:53 AM PST by Max in Utah (A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within.)
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To: SkyPilot

Section-8 Black Friday...


30 posted on 01/12/2013 10:12:39 AM PST by libertarian27 (Check my profile page for links to the 2011 & 2012 FR Cookbooks- Enjoy)
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To: Max in Utah
Then they call you racist when you complain about the degradation of your neighborhood.
I called the town hall every week for six months about a local house being rented by scumbags and quite frankly most of the town operators were MORE than sympathetic. They live here too.
Eventually, the town took the house owner to court and ***whoosh*** no more scumbags.
31 posted on 01/12/2013 10:24:07 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: I want the USA back
This “section 8” is just one example of the massive transfer of money from the producers to the slackers. Not just the rent. The crime and loss of quality of life. The added police protection.

This is deliberate. It is the prime example of BRA and the consequences thereof. It is not only the theft of money from the productive majority to the 12.6% but also the transfer of power from us to them.

No matter where the productive flee the Government pays to have their affluent locales invaded. Once the minority reaches about 20% of the population living conditions decline. The 12.6% does not have within them, as a whole, to maintain an advanced, civil, high tech society. There are dozens of cities/countries across the US and the world that prove this point and there is not one that allows refutation.

32 posted on 01/12/2013 10:29:30 AM PST by OldMissileer
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To: OldMissileer

How ridiculous it is to hear this reporterette zombie tell us how “heartbreaking” it is that people were denied their vouchers.

How about the little homey at the end of the video split the rent with her baby daddy? Huh?? Why can’t these imbeciles do what every other productive member of society does ...GET MARRIED. STAY MARRIED. Split your living expenses with the father of your children. God, I just want to go pound the WALL.

WHY these people are considered any different from the rest of us? Why can’t they stay together, males and females, for the good of their children and our society? Why are they NOT expected to do this?? Are we to believe they are mentally deficient and unable to do so? I think it is WE who are mentally deficient for EVER allowing this!

I think the ONLY thing holding me together anymore is the thought of this horrific system collapsing, and these people will either be forced to do what it takes to survive, or they WON’T. Problem will be solved.


33 posted on 01/12/2013 11:01:25 AM PST by LibsRJerks
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To: SkyPilot
This is just the beginning. Imagine when there is no more money to redistribute and there is no law enforcement. The hordes will be unleashed on society to finish stealing, murdering and torturing anyone caught in their path. God help us.
34 posted on 01/12/2013 11:17:28 AM PST by pterional
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To: cripplecreek
That link you posted in #12 is infuriating.

You have morbidly obese people, sitting in a clean, taxpayer funded cyber cafe with brand new flat screen computers to take their on-line application so they can get "free" rent paid for by other people's hard work.

And what is the focus of the story?

That the obese moochers are complaining about how the brand new computers sometimes kick them out of the on-line application mid way through and they have to re-type things.

Poor babies.

35 posted on 01/12/2013 11:42:15 AM PST by SkyPilot
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To: pterional

This is just the beginning. Imagine when there is no more money to redistribute and there is no law enforcement. The hordes will be unleashed on society to finish stealing, murdering and torturing anyone caught in their path. God help us.

**

I don’t know. Looking at these people and how dependent and weak they are, I sadly don’t feel many of them will do a single thing to help their own plight. It will, rather, be the heavy handed government THUGCORPS that will come to take whatever anyone else has to redistribute it TO them.


36 posted on 01/12/2013 11:44:59 AM PST by LibsRJerks
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To: DIRTYSECRET
"It would be nice to be required to demonstrate that one has worked 40 hours a week(even at minimum wage) b4 applying for any form of assistance(pay check stubs?)."

A revised way of looking at paying one's "fair share" is to look at the time spent on working for the "public good" (paying taxes).

It's annoying that the 47% spend 0% of their time working for the "public good". How is that fair at all?

37 posted on 01/12/2013 11:55:10 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: Paladin2

I`M CALLING MY CONGRESSMAN !! (soon as i get my obamaphone)


38 posted on 01/12/2013 12:35:54 PM PST by Einherjar
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To: cripplecreek

“The vouchers might get conservative support if they pay people to live in another state.”

I’m on-board.


39 posted on 01/12/2013 12:54:57 PM PST by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: Paladin2

Aren’t too many 40 hour per week jobs anymore, maybe we’ll have to knock it down to an Obama-28.


40 posted on 01/12/2013 12:55:52 PM PST by madison10
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To: SkyPilot
Ever spent time in a Section 8 neighborhood? Any time people rent there's the chance they won't take care of the property like an owner would.

In Section 8 housing this effect is magnified as the people living there are takers/low info people and really don't give a damn.

For example, witness the trash and garbage the rabid mob left behind at the Section 8 disturbance:


41 posted on 01/12/2013 3:03:39 PM PST by upchuck (America's at an awkward stage. Too late to work within the system, too early to shoot the bastards.)
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To: upchuck

Free housing, people riot over. Taking away Constitutional freedoms, not so much. That’s a nice looking lawnchair there to the left.


42 posted on 01/12/2013 3:10:29 PM PST by AD from SpringBay (We deserve the government we allow.)
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To: I want the USA back

Welcome to Free Republic.


43 posted on 01/12/2013 3:14:48 PM PST by fanfan ("If Muslim kids were asked to go to church on Sunday and take Holy Communion there would be war.")
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To: oh8eleven
I was flipping through the channels yesterday and landed on the 'doc' channel for a minute because they were talking about restoration of significant buildings all over the U.S. and needing Federal funding for such restoration projects.

It caught my attention because they we talking about Churches (they were 'black' Presbyterian, Baptist etc.) needing restoration because they were significant to the areas. Then, they started talking about an apartment complex in Chicago that was built by a wealthy man who passed the black neighborhood on his way to work and was disgusted by how the folks there were living. He built these beautiful apartments and many older black folks in the area have fond memories of growing up in those beautiful buildings. Then, the narrator explained that the building were now vacant due to neglect and destruction that happened when the buildings were converted to Section 8 housing.

Wish I could remember the name of the place.

44 posted on 01/12/2013 4:24:35 PM PST by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: liberalh8ter
In Maryland ( THE Freak state) in Avenel they were forced to build some mpdu's (moderate priced dwelling units) for the less-privileged. They were very nice...brick townhouses. The loser community eligible said they were "like slave houses" because they were small compared to the several million dollar mansions in Avenel. Ingrates. Degenerates.
45 posted on 01/12/2013 4:47:30 PM PST by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp?)
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To: ogen hal
I've said it before and I'll say it again. If someone needs help, I'd prefer a church or nonprofit help them but since politicians insist on perverting the welfare clause, there's some changes I'd like to see made. Section 8 housing should be in a completely fenced compound, gated and 24 hour manned by armed guard -preferably military. Housing should consist of 1 room, hot plate, bathroom with shower, no a/c, no TVs allowed, no pools, no basketball, no playgrounds, no nothing. Food should be given out daily, no cash. These people should be made uncomfortable in their poverty.

You are correct, they are ingrates and their entitlement mentality is getting worse.

46 posted on 01/12/2013 5:08:30 PM PST by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: svcw

“unfortunately there are people (black and white) who are slaves to the mentality of entitlement”


Unfortunately you left out the largest group of slaves to the mentality of entitlement.....BROWNS.


47 posted on 01/14/2013 5:03:44 AM PST by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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To: usmom

I only go to a mall if I have money to spend and am planning to buy something.


Well..........they are planning to STEAL something.


48 posted on 01/14/2013 5:07:49 AM PST by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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To: liberalh8ter

What’s that old tried and true statement....”God only helps those who help themselves”?


49 posted on 01/14/2013 5:14:51 AM PST by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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