They say a picture is a worth a thousand words, or something like that. THC tends to agree, especially when it comes to this reader-submitted picture.
Not just any handouts. Cell phones. You know, those things wedged right in between water and food as being necessary for human survival.
We hear the argument goes that it’s tough for people without homes to secure jobs unless they have reliable form of communication. Which we understand. But that also assumes these folks are out looking for jobs, which is about as easy to swallow as when we tried to drink rubbing alcohol straight from the bottle. (Don’t judge.)
Last we checked, it’s entirely possible for people with homes to survive without cell phones, rare as that may be these days. We’re almost 100% certain that homeless folks and home-d folks are the same physiologically, so it goes to follow that this is yet another unnecessary service we’re providing
And what’s up with the free minutes? Do those burner phones come with free data, too? Must be nice. We usually have to download our porn using pirated connections at Applebee’s and stuff, but if you’re homeless, sounds like you get it provided to you free. How’s that for jacked up?