Tent City

Read the article “Tent City, America” by Chris Herring at Places Journal.

I’ve seen the homeless panhandlers¬†in every city I’ve lived in. I’ve never given one a single penny and I always wish they weren’t there. I’ve caught myself wishing “someone would do something about this,” which sounds terrible, I know, but I’m just being honest. And seriously, something should be done. I don’t have anything against the homeless, I just wish I didn’t have to explain to my child why all the people in all the cars just ignore that man who’s asking for help. There is absolutely nothing wrong with being a freegan, living off the land and/or city and/or generosity of others. Float free, fellow humans! If I weren’t married with kids, I’d happily quit society and join a commune. But still, the people Herring talks about in his “Tent City” expose could use a sensible solution to their problems.

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Tent City