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Penguin31 Donating Member (208 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-26-11 08:04 PM
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16. Too large, whatever the actual number (nt)
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  -How large is the homeless population in the USA? LoZoccolo  Jun-26-11 07:39 PM   #0 
  - homelessness is no joke n/t  Enrique   Jun-26-11 07:41 PM   #1 
  - Odd question. N/T  greytdemocrat   Jun-26-11 07:42 PM   #2 
  - No it isn't. To read some DU'rs, you would think it was 60%.  A HERETIC I AM   Jun-26-11 07:45 PM   #3 
     - No one here is that willfully stupid. n/t  greytdemocrat   Jun-26-11 07:51 PM   #8 
     - LOL!!!  A HERETIC I AM   Jun-26-11 07:55 PM   #11 
        - That's ridiculous  obliviously   Jun-26-11 08:02 PM   #15 
        - lol....yup.  A HERETIC I AM   Jun-26-11 08:05 PM   #17 
        - Ok...  greytdemocrat   Jun-26-11 08:08 PM   #19 
        - Some on this board were CONVINCED that a small impact probe shot into the polar region of the moon  Lenomsky   Jun-26-11 08:12 PM   #21 
        - I chalk those up to Poe's Law  Electric Monk   Jun-27-11 12:08 AM   #27 
        - you forgot to work Bill Gates and farm land speculation in urban Detroit into that conspircy,  Sen. Walter Sobchak   Jun-27-11 12:25 AM   #29 
     - Wrong ..  Lenomsky   Jun-26-11 08:10 PM   #20 
        - You used one of your incredibly rare posts to respond to MOI?!?  A HERETIC I AM   Jun-26-11 08:15 PM   #22 
           - Possibly one of the funniest posts I've ever read on DU...  trumad   Jun-27-11 06:43 AM   #34 
              - Yup....sure is.  A HERETIC I AM   Jun-27-11 07:18 AM   #36 
  - It depends on how you define it. People without shelter, people  tekisui   Jun-26-11 07:46 PM   #4 
  - What's your point? nt  MannyGoldstein   Jun-26-11 07:46 PM   #5 
  - It's a how-to-waste-bandwidth demo.  marmar   Jun-26-11 07:52 PM   #9 
  - Perhaps the point is that under 25% is OK?  MannyGoldstein   Jun-26-11 07:54 PM   #10 
  - It's a call out of the author of another thread.  QC   Jun-26-11 07:58 PM   #13 
     - Wow. Thanks. nt  MannyGoldstein   Jun-26-11 08:01 PM   #14 
        - It's Okay If...  AlabamaLibrul   Jun-27-11 05:10 AM   #32 
           - they're a blatant hypocrite?  Electric Monk   Jun-28-11 03:11 PM   #43 
  - I haven't heard a word  obliviously   Jun-26-11 07:49 PM   #6 
  - Less than 25%  JonLP24   Jun-26-11 07:51 PM   #7 
  - .  leeroysphitz   Jun-26-11 07:57 PM   #12 
  - Too large, whatever the actual number (nt)  Penguin31   Jun-26-11 08:04 PM   #16 
  - So in a wealthy country that hasn't been the scene of a war in over 100 years  dsc   Jun-26-11 08:07 PM   #18 
  - If there were only some way  obliviously   Jun-26-11 08:17 PM   #23 
  - Before Reagan, it was effectively zero.  Rageneau   Jun-26-11 10:07 PM   #24 
  - that was Jimmy carter  obliviously   Jun-26-11 11:49 PM   #25 
     - I don't think what you posted  JonLP24   Jun-27-11 04:46 AM   #31 
  - It REALLY depends on how you define homeless, which you failed to do.  Electric Monk   Jun-27-11 12:05 AM   #26 
  - It is way too high. It is nowhere near 25%.  trackfan   Jun-27-11 12:18 AM   #28 
  - Larger than it should be.  devilgrrl   Jun-27-11 12:29 AM   #30 
  - Good answer.  woo me with science   Jun-28-11 03:01 PM   #42 
  - Too large  quaker bill   Jun-27-11 06:22 AM   #33 
  - All renters are Homeless, all they have is a box they live in - if they can pay month to month.  ThomWV   Jun-27-11 07:00 AM   #35 
  - thank you. I am a renter, and was almost kicked out when I got sick  w8liftinglady   Jun-27-11 07:53 AM   #38 
  - it is difficult to measure...especially homeless families.  w8liftinglady   Jun-27-11 07:52 AM   #37 
  - If you count children, old people in nursing homes, and renters  ileus   Jun-27-11 09:20 AM   #39 
     - Why would you count renters?  leeroysphitz   Jun-28-11 02:47 PM   #40 
        - Also if you count people who are not at this exact moment in their homes  WatsonT   Jun-28-11 02:59 PM   #41 
        - see and even better point....maybe 85% of us are homeless.  ileus   Jun-28-11 03:15 PM   #44 

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