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We Need Panhandlers to Tell Us the Truth

No more asking strangers for help. No more begging. It’s bothering us. We’re going to make it against the law.

Then we can issue municipal citations which people will be unable to pay. 591 more words

Square Pegs

$5 here, $1 there: Milwaukee alderman proposes ordinance to clamp down on panhandling

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — For those who frequently drive down Milwaukee streets, chances are at some point on your regular route, you’ve come across a person asking for money.  315 more words


Why I Couldn't Give a Donut to That Homeless Guy

I walk the past the same homeless guy as always. The one slumped in the rain, wrapped up in a moth-eaten sleeping bag with his charming mutt lovingly burrowed into his lap. 1,311 more words


El Camino 3/23/15

Man at the roadside

Holding up a cardboard sign

Bearing his haiku


God, Dog, and Country Are My Propaganda Tools

On Sunday, we spotted this guy. Is he a recent escapee from Nigel Skeet’s Homeless Rock Star troupe? Part of a new breed of tidy beggars occupying our street corners? 143 more words

Homeless Takeover

Why do you give money to beggars?

As I got into my car, I saw him make his way towards me. He bent down and looked through my passenger side door to get my… 408 more words


What Harassment Looks Like

This panhandler was ambushing every female that came within range at the CVS Safeway shopping center on Churn Creek Road. How is this acceptable? Why is it tolerated? 142 more words