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  1. 05 Aug '09 02:47
    http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,535464,00.html?loomia_ow=t0:s0:a16:g2:r3:c0.216014:b26853646:z0

    No Returns

    Wednesday, July 29, 2009
    By Bret Baier

    New York City's homeless can get a free airplane ticket out of town as long as they agree not to come back. Mayor Michael Bloomberg's administration is offering one-way tickets in order to minimize homeless shelter operating costs.

    More than 550 families have left since 2007, at a cost to taxpayers of about a half-million dollars/year. A relative must agree to take in the homeless, and there are no limits on where families can be sent. Tickets have been purchased to 24 states and five continents. Some of the most common destinations are Puerto Rico, Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas. And some families reportedly have been sent to Johannesburg, South Africa and Paris
  2. Standard member sh76
    Civis Americanus Sum
    05 Aug '09 02:51
    Originally posted by zeeblebot
    http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,535464,00.html?loomia_ow=t0:s0:a16:g2:r3:c0.216014:b26853646:z0

    No Returns

    Wednesday, July 29, 2009
    By Bret Baier

    New York City's homeless can get a free airplane ticket out of town as long as they agree not to come back. Mayor Michael Bloomberg's administration is offering one-way tickets in order to minimi ...[text shortened]... Carolinas. And some families reportedly have been sent to Johannesburg, South Africa and Paris
    And what, pray tell, can Mike do if they do decide to come back? Put them in jail? Uh... no. Prosecuting crimes is the province of the state, not the City. Deport them? Uh... no. That's the job of the federal government.

    Hmmm... I'd like a free ticket to Anchorage for a nice cool summer getaway. I wonder how I can convince the city that I'm homeless.
  3. 05 Aug '09 02:58
    you also need a relative in alaska willing to take you in. any cousins named Palin?
  4. 05 Aug '09 03:11 / 2 edits
    Originally posted by zeeblebot
    http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,535464,00.html?loomia_ow=t0:s0:a16:g2:r3:c0.216014:b26853646:z0

    No Returns

    Wednesday, July 29, 2009
    By Bret Baier

    New York City's homeless can get a free airplane ticket out of town as long as they agree not to come back. Mayor Michael Bloomberg's administration is offering one-way tickets in order to minimi ...[text shortened]... Carolinas. And some families reportedly have been sent to Johannesburg, South Africa and Paris
    So say I dress up as a homeless person in down town New York will the stupid liberals buy me a ticket to say, Hawaii? I won't need a ticket back mind you. I'll just sit back and enjoy what life I have left until Mr. Kim decides to nuke me into eternity.