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Hawaii sets aside $100,000 to offer 17,000 homeless one-way airfare back to their home states
Daily Mail ^ | 08/01/2013

Posted on 08/01/2013 2:00:24 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

Hawaii is hoping to take the burden off its welfare system by saying aloha to its 17,000 homeless residents.

The state will offer one-way tickets home to any eligible homeless person to anywhere in the continental United States.

Hawaii has allotted $100,000 for a three year trial run of the so-called 'return-to-home' program, which could also even offer participants beds on cruise ships bound for their homes.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Hawaii
KEYWORDS: airfare; hawaii; homeless

1 posted on 08/01/2013 2:00:25 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Libs are all down with the proles until they have to share space with them.


2 posted on 08/01/2013 2:01:36 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: SeekAndFind

And the home states should reciprocate.


3 posted on 08/01/2013 2:02:12 PM PDT by Straight8
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To: SeekAndFind

NJ realtors got in a trouble a few years ago for (successfully) steering black homebuyers to Altoona PA. Odd story...


4 posted on 08/01/2013 2:02:12 PM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: SeekAndFind
Homeless in Hawaii (from Google images)


5 posted on 08/01/2013 2:04:03 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

I’ll donate to the Hawaiian effort simply because it’ll cheese off the liberals!


6 posted on 08/01/2013 2:04:42 PM PDT by MeganC (A gun is like a parachute. If you need one, and don't have one, you'll never need one again.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Great deal! I can save a chunk of vacation money by purchasing a one-way ticket to Hawaii. They will pay for my ticket home.


7 posted on 08/01/2013 2:04:50 PM PDT by NautiNurse (That is retarted, Sir.)
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To: Straight8

8 posted on 08/01/2013 2:05:46 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind
Although they are already at the beach,
it would be unkind to ask them to swim home
9 posted on 08/01/2013 2:06:36 PM PDT by HangnJudge
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To: SeekAndFind

That will help.

It will reduce the 17,000 homeless to 16,900 and free up some oceanside benches.


10 posted on 08/01/2013 2:07:14 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: NautiNurse

Hang on... Hawaii is setting aside $100,000 for 17,000 homeless one-way airfare?

DIVIDE $100,000 by 17,000 and how much do you have for airfare?

That’s $5.88 per homeless person. I get charged more than that going to and from Manhattan by train.


11 posted on 08/01/2013 2:08:47 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind
$100,000 for 17,000 people?

How far can they go on $5.88 each?

12 posted on 08/01/2013 2:09:18 PM PDT by Michael.SF. (0bama lied, Stevens died, now 0bama covers up the lies.)
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To: HangnJudge

How close do the ships lugging Chinese containers come to Hawaii on the way to the west coast?


13 posted on 08/01/2013 2:09:26 PM PDT by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: SeekAndFind

GMTA


14 posted on 08/01/2013 2:10:25 PM PDT by Michael.SF. (0bama lied, Stevens died, now 0bama covers up the lies.)
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To: Michael.SF.

It’s a trial run. 17k is the assumed total number of “homeless”


15 posted on 08/01/2013 2:11:10 PM PDT by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: SeekAndFind

Move them to NObama’s future digs.


16 posted on 08/01/2013 2:11:59 PM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: nascarnation

How many Hawaiian natives would take this offer?


17 posted on 08/01/2013 2:12:08 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: SeekAndFind
That’s $5.88 per homeless person.

OMG--that's less than checking one bag on the airline.

18 posted on 08/01/2013 2:13:47 PM PDT by NautiNurse (That is retarted, Sir.)
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To: GeronL

I’d guess about zero, unless somebody could convince them that homeless in Cali is a better deal than homeless in Hawaii.
And in a few years they’ll be able to bunk in at the Baraq Hussein Obama Presidential Library / Choom Gang Museum / Homeless Shelter.


19 posted on 08/01/2013 2:15:10 PM PDT by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: Michael.SF.

I think they’re probably not expecting most of them to take up the offer.


20 posted on 08/01/2013 2:15:45 PM PDT by sinsofsolarempirefan
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To: nascarnation

RE: bunk in at the Baraq Hussein Obama Presidential Library

Is he planning to build it in Illinois or Hawaii ( or maybe Kenya or Indonesia )?


21 posted on 08/01/2013 2:17:29 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

I hear Caliph Baraq will be the first to have three branches, all with gold fixtures:

Hawaii, Cali, and NYC.


22 posted on 08/01/2013 2:19:53 PM PDT by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: SeekAndFind
Buy a one way ticket to Hawaii...vacation....then go to Government headquarters and tell them you are homeless and would like to return to the mainland...Am I the only one to think of this?!!
23 posted on 08/01/2013 2:21:58 PM PDT by maineman (BC EAGLES FAN)
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To: GeronL; All

1933 Hooverville

2013 Obamaville


24 posted on 08/01/2013 2:24:11 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (K I L L T H E B I L L !!)
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To: Resolute Conservative

One of the government officials quoted in the article pretty much admits that “this is an open invitation for people to buy one-way tickets to Hawaii”.


25 posted on 08/01/2013 2:25:02 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: maineman

...see post #7...


26 posted on 08/01/2013 2:26:16 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Poor Hoover.
He had no idea that Fed Reserve created bogus minibucks could purchase the affection of the voters.


27 posted on 08/01/2013 2:27:35 PM PDT by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: SeekAndFind

Doesn’t look like they got it too bad. If all else fails, I’d go “homeless in Hawaii” for my retirement plan.


28 posted on 08/01/2013 2:31:30 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: nascarnation

LOL....

Hoover was a victim of the depression

Obama planned an executed ours.

(assist by Bernanke)


29 posted on 08/01/2013 2:32:22 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (K I L L T H E B I L L !!)
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To: kearnyirish2

Well, that can be serious federal trouble if they do that. The regulators don’t play around when it comes to “housing discrimination”.


30 posted on 08/01/2013 2:33:08 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: SeekAndFind

Wouldn’t it just be cheaper to ship them all to Kahoolawe?


31 posted on 08/01/2013 2:34:59 PM PDT by PAR35
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To: Michael.SF.

You get a Mae West and a map.


32 posted on 08/01/2013 3:23:27 PM PDT by beelzepug (if any alphabets are watchin', I'll be coming home right after the meetin')
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To: Michael.SF.

“How far can they go on $5.88 each?”

About two miles offshore, I think. Maybe Hawaii thinks that’s far enough.


33 posted on 08/01/2013 3:42:28 PM PDT by Steve_Seattle
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To: SeekAndFind

Geez... that’s less than $6 per person... cheap folks, there in the islands.


34 posted on 08/01/2013 4:11:40 PM PDT by ataDude (Its like 1933, mixed with the Carter 70s, plus the books 1984 and Animal Farm, all at the same time.)
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To: nascarnation
How close do the ships lugging Chinese containers
come to Hawaii

Aye, that might do it, or perhaps the return trip to China

35 posted on 08/01/2013 4:27:06 PM PDT by HangnJudge
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To: nascarnation
with the Baltic Dry Index as low as it is
You could probably get a good price
They may need to forage for food along the way


36 posted on 08/01/2013 4:34:10 PM PDT by HangnJudge
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To: SeekAndFind

I’ve seen these massive camps of homeless myself...biggest in the nation.


37 posted on 08/01/2013 4:49:27 PM PDT by what's up
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To: Boogieman

“The regulators don’t play around when it comes to “housing discrimination”.”

I’m sure of it. Fortunately, we’ve become so overwhelmed with Hispanics that I don’t think the towns around me will be required to diversify anymore (unless it is to bring Americans back).


38 posted on 08/01/2013 5:23:39 PM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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