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ohio_liberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-28-05 09:50 AM
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21. There are 7 of us in a 4 bedroom house
I had to take in a 17 year old kid two years ago. His mother had to throw him out because he had been busted for marijuana possession with a group of other kids. It violated the terms of her public housing. It's messed up to do this kind of shit to people.
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  -Manassas Changes Definition of Family MountainLaurel  Dec-28-05 08:54 AM   #0 
  - That is hideous.  benburch   Dec-28-05 08:57 AM   #1 
  - I think of my mother's childhood  MountainLaurel   Dec-28-05 09:01 AM   #3 
     - Exactly  trixie   Dec-28-05 09:05 AM   #7 
        - My Parents Raised Three Of My Cousins!  ProfessorGAC   Dec-28-05 09:34 AM   #14 
  - Oh..I think this can be easily struck down by the courts. . .  kevinbgoode   Dec-28-05 09:00 AM   #2 
  - I'd almost guarantee the SCOTUS would nail this...  SteppingRazor   Dec-28-05 09:04 AM   #5 
     - It's already being used.  ContraBass Black   Dec-28-05 09:12 AM   #9 
     - I hope so  FreedomAngel82   Dec-28-05 01:30 PM   #35 
  - I live in and was raised in Manassas.  ContraBass Black   Dec-28-05 09:03 AM   #4 
  - I would think the first step  LWolf   Dec-28-05 09:15 AM   #10 
  - The hostility against the immigrant population is extreme here.  ContraBass Black   Dec-28-05 09:23 AM   #12 
     - Go to the ACLU website. I think you can find your local office there.  sfexpat2000   Dec-28-05 09:39 AM   #15 
     - I'm a long way from Manassas.  LWolf   Dec-28-05 09:50 AM   #20 
     - Property values are up, crime is down.  ContraBass Black   Dec-28-05 09:55 AM   #24 
     - Winnowed out  MountainLaurel   Dec-28-05 09:57 AM   #26 
     - They're violating tax laws....  politicat   Dec-28-05 12:36 PM   #33 
     - Sure it makes sense, but..  all_hail_gwb   Dec-28-05 09:44 PM   #50 
     - I have to wonder about something  MountainLaurel   Dec-28-05 10:50 AM   #30 
  - Wouldn't this conflict with the Fourth Amendment?  KevinJ   Dec-28-05 09:29 PM   #47 
     - A different question  MountainLaurel   Dec-29-05 10:00 AM   #51 
  - A generous and flexible occupancy limit makes sense, for health  SmokingJacket   Dec-28-05 09:05 AM   #6 
  - They would have a field day at my house....  Viva_La_Revolution   Dec-28-05 09:08 AM   #8 
  - Young adults always have housemates  Nobody   Dec-28-05 10:05 AM   #28 
  - Seven people in a five bedroom house.  Cassandra   Dec-28-05 09:20 AM   #11 
  - It sounds more like they want to make poor people illegal. n/t  sfexpat2000   Dec-28-05 09:40 AM   #16 
  - Poor People? In A Five Bedroom House?  ProfessorGAC   Dec-28-05 09:45 AM   #18 
     - It's a two - fer. Block gay marriage and also use against  sfexpat2000   Dec-28-05 09:52 AM   #23 
     - VA has already done that  MountainLaurel   Dec-28-05 09:56 AM   #25 
  - Per My Earlier Post; We Had 7 In A 4 Bedroom House  ProfessorGAC   Dec-28-05 09:41 AM   #17 
     - There are 7 of us in a 4 bedroom house  ohio_liberal   Dec-28-05 09:50 AM   #21 
        - Your Sense Of "Family Values" Is Admirable  ProfessorGAC   Dec-28-05 01:33 PM   #36 
           - Thanks for the kind words  ohio_liberal   Dec-29-05 10:39 AM   #53 
  - They've done something similar in our small college town too.  1monster   Dec-28-05 09:24 AM   #13 
  - Good question on joint tenancy  Gormy Cuss   Dec-28-05 09:51 AM   #22 
  - There was a real estate story in the NYTimes last year...  Cassandra   Dec-28-05 10:44 AM   #29 
  - My nieces and nephews are my immediate family. I stand as Godparent  tsuki   Dec-28-05 09:46 AM   #19 
  - Oh, hell no they won't.  ContraBass Black   Dec-28-05 10:00 AM   #27 
  - Gated mentalities do this  Clara T   Dec-28-05 10:56 AM   #31 
  - An absolutely predictable expression of American racism.  newswolf56   Dec-28-05 11:35 AM   #32 
  - So , if people take in foster kids, will those kids now be booted out?  buddyhollysghost   Dec-28-05 01:28 PM   #34 
  - This is in reaction to No. Virginia's burgeoning hispanic population  Jara sang   Dec-28-05 01:36 PM   #37 
  - But Manassas isn't particularly elite  MountainLaurel   Dec-28-05 01:39 PM   #38 
  - All of NoVa is becoming the realm of the elite.  Jara sang   Dec-28-05 02:07 PM   #39 
     - I agree  MountainLaurel   Dec-28-05 02:23 PM   #40 
     - Correct -- I was offered a great job in DC, but I couldn't even  LostinVA   Dec-29-05 10:08 AM   #52 
  - Let's say you are rich.. you have a nanny and a maid  SoCalDem   Dec-28-05 07:34 PM   #45 
  - Ok, so rather than running off half-cocked and being ineffectual,  ContraBass Black   Dec-28-05 05:07 PM   #41 
  - How many warm bodies can you get to the next City Council meeting?  Lex   Dec-28-05 05:12 PM   #42 
     - At this point, I'd have to guess  ContraBass Black   Dec-29-05 03:02 PM   #56 
  - Wow, thanks everyone!  MountainLaurel   Dec-28-05 07:18 PM   #43 
  - This is totally insane  donheld   Dec-28-05 07:28 PM   #44 
  - My son qualified ON HIS OWN for an apartment  SoCalDem   Dec-28-05 07:37 PM   #46 
  - my miece lives here on and off when her father works off shore  seabeyond   Dec-28-05 09:37 PM   #48 
  - This needs to be kept alive. Come on folks, let's vote it up!  newswolf56   Dec-28-05 09:40 PM   #49 
  - Local zoning laws CAN limit the number of dwellers in a domicile,  WinkyDink   Dec-29-05 10:43 AM   #54 
     - It's not the limits that are the issue  MountainLaurel   Dec-29-05 10:50 AM   #55 
 

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