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Move Along

 

Move Along (Randyjw; October 16, 2017)

 

On Saturday, October 14, at a public art gallery in the park, my homeless friend and I were made to move from the doors and away from the area entirely, via security officer, although the sign clearly indicated that the gallery doors should have been open, and not locked.

 

On Sunday, October 15, 2017, we arrived to the nearby market, where he bummed a cigarette from someone, and proceeded to smoke it, prior to our entering the market to get some food to eat. He’d only just come to the end of his cigarette, when the supermarket manager, with security officer in tow, asked us to leave. Had this been a non-homeless customer, I doubt that they would have been told to leave. At another location of this market, I was told by a cashier that they don’t have any benches or tables nearby, because “there are alot of homeless people around here.” Yes; G-d forbid they should want to sit somewhere to eat the food they just purchased from your store. I also slipped and fell in their bathroom about a month back, and hurt my leg. It was still bothering me three days later, so I went to the hospital; they say it’s only bruising (internally), but it still sometimes really bothers me one month later. Aargh!

 

Today, Monday, October 16, 2017, a police officer asked my friend and I to sit up (we’d been reclining on the shady grass — I reading WordPress), and then made us leave the park, with a demand that we go to the soup kitchen somewhat distant, where I’m unable to eat, at present.

 

Both of us are becoming rather angry about the way people force us away, when we have every right to be in the public forum, as anybody else would. I’m sortof now on the outs with this person, probably for the last time, which seems to make a final, appropriate fit to the situation.

 

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Homeless Annoyances

 

Homeless Annoyances (Randyjw; October 16, 2017)

 

Here’s an eye-opener about being homeless in America, which will make your blood boil:

 

Many people who are homeless receive income in various forms, such as in disability checks. They often then blow their checks on hotel rooms or drugs, rather than putting the money toward a cheap apartment, and, thereby, ending their homelessness and freeing up the resources for more desperate people, like myself, who receive no checks, whatsoever. I’m sad to say that I know at least a half-dozen people who rent cheap hotel rooms every month. This seems like such fraud. It certainly is annoying.

 

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Simchat Torah 5778

 

Simchat Torah 5778 (Randyjw; October 12, 2017)

 

Happy Simchat Torah 5778

 

!!

 

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Erev Yom Kippur 5778

Erev Yom Kippur 5778 (Randyjw; September 29, 2017)

 

Today in the Jewish calendar marks the ten-day period of our most solemn holiday observance, known as Yom Kippur. Considered “The High Holidays”, in English, Jews the world over are expected to pray together in a house of worship to ask G-d and man for forgiveness for their sins; to be absolved from forgotten vows; to make amends and atone for wrongs committed; to be better people in this new year.

 

It is a confluence of heavy-heartedness particularly fitting my personal feelings at this juncture in my life, specific to these days and times. We are commanded to abstain from food and other pleasures today, and to break the fast tomorrow.

 

Today I learned that I will not be able to renew my food stamps through the soup kitchen agency, as the lice condition plaguing me (see Passover) prevents my entrance. I cannot eat there, for the same reason; nor can I be housed under shelter. My remaining food stamp balance is less than fifteen dollars, and I’m not sure when it will be refilled. I did find a box of cinnamon Life cereal yesterday, which someone kindly left at the bus stop and which I just finished nibbling, but I guess the mandate to fast will be imposed from On High, as well. The cereal name is fittingly translated in Hebrew as “Chai” — therefore, a hearty, Hebrew “L’Chaim” toast is being sent to all, meaning “To Life!”

 

In present, and in reality, I sit in a drizzle of cold rain with a new, itchy growth on my back, atop my cardboard and beneath a foam sheet of packing material, swatting at swarms of non-observant mosquitoes out for blood this evening, blending sorrow, tears, and contriteness… wishing for your forgiveness, telling you I am sorry for my wrongful ways and actions, and wishing that your prayers (and mine) will carry to G-d’s ears.

 

May we be healed in all ways; Amen.

 

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Happy New Year

 

 

 

Happy New Year (Randyjw; September 20, 2017)

Chag Rosh HaShanah Sameach! Happy New Year! May your New Year be sweet and happily blessed!

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Call Me Bugs

Call Me Bugs (Randyjw; September 19, 2017)

 

I went into a gas station, asked the Arab employee for scissors, and chopped off all my hair; I have lice. Disgusting! Contracted, most probably, from the other itching girls at the shelter. Made my initial appointment with my new healthcare people, saw them, and they also confirmed that my tumor is indeed cancer. Got a prescription for medication for this malady, went way out of my way on a bus journey to procure it, only to find out that they didn’t fill it because it can be bought over the counter, which I can’t afford! I had received three days’ approval to stay at the shelter, but cannot do so. I’m not the originator of the lice, but am probably being spoken of, as such. I have to sleep out somewhere, which I also did last night, and was bitten to death by no-see-ums all night long, and my arms are all sore, bumpy, and itchy. I am so tired of being homeless.

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Freedom Center Ensnared in Blacklist Dragnet

Freedom Center Ensnared in Blacklist Dragnet (Randyjw; September 18, 2017)

 

The David Horowitz Freedom Center, affiliated with and an outgrowth of FrontPage Mag, has been ensnared in the Left’s targets for persecution. Over the years, FrontPage Mag has provided an outlet and groomed talent for the type of hard-hitting journalism that has appeared in its pages online — stories you’d never read in left-wing media. Because of the success of such individuals like Joe Kaufman, who brought you stories of the Boca Raton mosque, and Daniel Greenfield, who always has a pulse on trending terror topics, the Left has sought to continually attack Mr. Horowitz’s projects to cease further embarrassment and investigation into their actions. The Freedom Center needs your help and continued financial support to counteract these actions and to allow their services to remain ongoing in the good work that they do. I have been given permission to reblog their latest email appeal indicating just some of the recent attacks they have endured, and was so alarmed I asked if they would allow me to repost this at my site. Luckily, they agreed. Here it is. I don’t connect to their donation site, if you had it in mind to assist their efforts, but you can go directly to their website and help them directly there, which is:

http://www.frontpagemag.com/

 


 

Dear Friends,

The Left is trying to put the Freedom Center on a blacklist of “hate groups” and run it out of business.

The leftists masterminding the blacklist get results by convincing sites like PayPal to stop taking donations for mainstream conservative organizations like the Freedom Center as a way of “stopping hate.”

It convinced Guidestar, the premier rating site for non-profits, to designate us a “hate group” to scare off donors.

And last week, a leftist site called bloodmoney.org announced a campaign to force Visa and MasterCard to stop processing funds for 100 conservative groupsincluding the Freedom Center.

Friends, this is serious.

The Left is using the “hate” libel to remove the Freedom Center and other mainstream conservative groups from the national political conversation and smother free speech in America.

This is a new and sinister tactic and could be successful if we don’t act now. That’s why we need your help.

Will you sign our STOP THE BLACKLIST Petition right away?

The Blacklist is a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center, a leftwing smear site which began its career decades ago attacking actual hate groups like the Ku Klux Klan…

…but over the years shifted its agenda to discrediting an array of conservative organizations and individuals who happen to disagree with its far-left agendas.

As one of SPLC’s own executives, Mark Potock, admitted in an unguarded moment, “Our criteria for a ‘hate group’ has nothing to do with criminality or violence… It’s strictly ideological.”

In a saner time, the Southern Poverty Law Center would be dismissed as a nasty fringe organization.

But in today’s inflamed political atmosphere where fake news has replaced the real thing, the SPLC blacklist of “hateful” conservative groups has been accepted by credulous liberal media outlets like CNN and by social media sites like Facebook and Google, which have posted the SPLC’s slanders as though they came from a non-partisan authority.

In fact, no organization in America has spewed more hate than the SPLC itself.

In 2012, after reading about the Family Research Council on the SPLC website, a man named Floyd Lee Corkins walked into the FRC headquarters with an automatic pistol and would have “killed as many of them as possible” if he hadn’t been stopped by a security guard whom he badly wounded.

And over the summer, a man named James Hodgkin stalked a Congressional baseball practice and shot Congressman Steve Scalise and two security guards because he had read that Scalise was a racist on the SPLC Facebook page.

Real hate has real consequences.

 

Friends, the Freedom Center is fighting back against the Southern Poverty Law Center and the blacklist it has created.

Our lawyers have gotten Pay Pal and Guidestar to rescind their listing of us as a “hate group,” and are working on bloodmoney.org, Discover, CNN and Google.

We are in this fight not only to protect our own ability to continue raising the funds that allow us to be the left’s worst enemy, but also to make sure that the left does not stamp out conservatism in this country along with free speech itself.

That’s why I’m asking you to sign the STOP THE BLACKLIST Petition today.

Because this fight must now take place in the legal arena, it will be costly. That’s why after signing the petition I ask you to make a donation to ensure that the Freedom Center is able to continue its battle against the advances of the Left.

Hate has indeed been unleashed in America today. And it comes primarily from the left – its blacklisting organizations like the SPLC and its street-fighting thugs like the so called “Antifa.” Hate is the left’s middle name.

Thank you for taking a stand this leftwing hate, the real hate afflicting our country, by supporting us in a time of need.

Sincerely,
David Horowitz
David Horowitz

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The David Horowitz Freedom Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization

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