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Forum Post: Homeless Insurance - where is it ???

Posted 3 years ago on Oct. 31, 2011, 7:24 p.m. EST by AtomicZ (149)
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Homeless insurance would look and feel like unemployment insurance - it would have a storefront government office it would insure the added benefit of granting vouchers to house homeless families / protect children from starvation / assign social workers / allot information to individuals about the many programs that exist by state and by country [ HOMELESS INSURANCE would strengthen the net necessary to catch people from falling off the grid / answer questions regarding mental health issues / substance abuse / shelter the suddenly homeless and lost who are going down with this ever deepening recession. [ this is not a welfare issue - this is an emergency program ]

Our government insures just about all aspects of our society - however the current aspects our government addresses are subject to federal tax participation - are we not all paying some federal tax everyday ? So why is our government allowed to shield the corporate 2 begging to fail prayer from corporate America and willing to ignore those among us who are simply 2 lost 2 find their way home again???

And further... the idea is not to begin another government program as much as it is to coordinate the programs already activated. My argument is the timely availability to the people who need the programs [ a storefront in every city would create a few jobs - in this storefront any one needing assistance would have the resources afforded them via a social workers or someone acting on a social workers behalf who has access to everything afforded their situation. Of the 1,000 of programs active now to alleviate homelessness - few are understood from a POV [ point of view ] of the person who needs the help and who find themselves dependent on the "kindness of strangers" [ Homeless Insurance is a tag line - catch phrase to simplify location and function ] This country should have put in place a system understood by all to correct as quickly as possible the personal financial tragedy now unfolding when this all started 2007 [ with no place to go no one to catch them = substance abuse = social branding + downward spiral into utter helplessness ] ... Moral societies simply do not let this happen... [ foot note: I am 100% American & very proud to have served my country when I was called to do so... My country, our country is not functioning as a moral society now and needs the #OWS movement to address what a moral society should be addressing - your comments are welcomed and appreciated thank you ] think: isn't it a societies moral position that defines the people of that society? peace AtomicZ...

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[-] 2 points by Disgruntled1 (107) from Kula, HI 3 years ago

I thought homeless insurance was a pickup truck with a camper that you own and runs on waste vegetable oil

[-] 2 points by TechJunkie (3029) from Miami Beach, FL 3 years ago

A savings account is homeless insurance. You make regular payments into it, and when you lose your income, you use it to avoid becoming homeless.

[-] 1 points by AtomicZ (149) 3 years ago

Are U awake? OWS is against the banking industry. TARP, all of the taxes used to fund the banksters party from closing down - a savings account today actually looses money on the fees the banks are charging. Really - open a savings account - Really ??? peace AtomicZ...

[-] 1 points by TechJunkie (3029) from Miami Beach, FL 3 years ago

Okay, then stuff gold doubloons under your mattress every month. There's your insurance. Saving is the point, not banking.

[-] 1 points by AtomicZ (149) 3 years ago

Great Florida comeback !!! peace AtomicZ...

[-] 0 points by ronjj (-241) 3 years ago

If that savings account idea doesn't sit well with you, put all of your money under your mattress. We really don't care that much. What we DO care about it that you learn to take care of yourself, live your own life and get out of our face.

[-] 0 points by ronjj (-241) 3 years ago

Man, what bank you connected too. I bank at a locally owned, independent bank. I have a savings account - never a service charge. Not much interest income but then again, I can borrow money from them when I need it for just a couple % above what they pay me. Seems like a good deal to me - they got bills to pay too.

The only way I lose on a savings account is that I have to pay income taxes on the little interest I earn to help pay my part of the federal entitlements that I am burdened with almost to the point of breaking.

If you find a few cents laying around, you might give it a try. What can you lose other than your dignity.

Have you got any rational solution to that problem??

[-] 1 points by AtomicZ (149) 3 years ago

My dignity is unshakable ... peace AtomicZ...

[-] 1 points by TechJunkie (3029) from Miami Beach, FL 3 years ago

There is no dignity in you wanting a free ride while other people have to take responsibility for themselves. Peace.

[-] 1 points by AtomicZ (149) 3 years ago

I agree... When someone you know has fallen do you not stop to help them? This is all I am proposing here [ access to the programs now in place ] coordinated to catch people falling off the grid [ these people are at the long end of helpless answers - yet there are programs to help them - there is a disconnect here I am attempting to point out - expedient resolve to this problem [ tag line Homeless Insurance ] saves a ton of $$$ in the long run - besides that... isn't it a societies moral position that defines the people of that society? ] peace AtomicZ...

[-] 1 points by armchairecon1 (169) 3 years ago

homeless insurance= unemployment or social security, medicare, medicaid, welfare (if you are unemployed long enough), SNAP.. there already are a ton of safety net programs.. what is the point of another?

[-] 1 points by AtomicZ (149) 3 years ago

coordination, expedience ... peace AtomicZ...

[-] 1 points by SSJHilscher (75) from Madison, WI 3 years ago

Insurance is a scam. OWS is the homeless insurance. Or anyway, it could be, someday, if it learns to kick out the fascists and embrace liberty.

[-] 1 points by EasterRising (35) 3 years ago

You can always live in the projects or shelters -- "homeless insurance"

[-] 1 points by AtomicZ (149) 3 years ago

Industrial warehousing of families BREAKS families [ Homeless Insurance ] is [ should be ] afforded when any person left without anything, nothing ... zilch in this recession is lost out there!!! The last place anyone should go is a project or a shelter... shelters are temporary housing - not a home - Hire and assign social workers to tap into the many active programs all over this country. A move to setup [ homeless insurance ] would assigned a tax payers right to open doors that are invisible to anyone walking around in the street spanging ... The streets are no place when the streets are all you have left! ...Open a storefront, assign social workers to coordinate the "rescue" of people who are caught up in this recession [ it is going to get a hell of a lot worse before it ever gets better again ] "Homeless Insurance is a Proactive Tactical Maneuver" We are in the midst of the worst financial meltdown since the Great Depression [ God forbid our recession may be worse than that - it ain't over yet... ] peace AtomicZ...

[-] 1 points by bobbarker7 (2) 3 years ago

I'm sorry but I'm super confused and really don't understand the meaning of this message...

[-] 1 points by AtomicZ (149) 3 years ago

In answer to your [ honest reply - thank you bobbarker7 ] Homeless insurance would look and feel like unemployment insurance - it would have a storefront government office it would insure the added benefit of granting vouchers to house homeless families / protect children from starvation / assign social workers / allot information to individuals about the many programs that exist by state and by country [ HOMELESS INSURANCE would strengthen the net necessary to catch people from falling off the grid / answer questions regarding mental health issues / substance abuse / shelter the suddenly homeless and lost who are going down with this ever deepening recession. [ this is not a welfare issue - this is an emergency program ] peace AtomicZ...

[-] 0 points by ronjj (-241) 3 years ago

JUST ANOTHER GOVERNMENT PROGRAM. Pure creeping Socialism, whatever you call it.

AtomicZ, with all due respect. You are not describing a Homeless Insurance program. You are describing a total social welfare program with services that the payers (tax that is) could only wish for.

Tell me one thing. How much (%) of every dollar that you finally clear after existing taxes are YOU willing to pay for this utopia for the few.

[-] 1 points by AtomicZ (149) 3 years ago

I see where the information written here has lead you and hope you understand the idea is not to begin another government program as much as it is to coordinate the programs already activated. My argument is the timely availability to the people who need the programs [ a storefront in every city would create a few jobs - in this storefront any one needing assistance would have the resources afforded them via a social workers or someone acting on a social workers behalf who has access to everything afforded their situation. Of the 1,000 of programs active now to alleviate homelessness - few are understood from a POV [ point of view ] of the person who needs the help and who find themselves dependent on the "kindness of strangers" [ Homeless Insurance is a tag line - catch phrase to simplify location and function ] This country should have put in place a system understood by all to correct as quickly as possible the personal financial tragedy now unfolding when this all started 2007 [ with no place to go no one to catch them = substance abuse = social branding + downward spiral into utter helplessness ] ... Moral societies simply do not let this happen... [ foot note: I am 100% American & very proud to have served my country when I was called to do so... My country, our country is not functioning as a moral society now and needs the #OWS movement to address what a moral society should be addressing - your comments are welcomed and appreciated thank you ] peace AtomicZ...

[-] 0 points by ronjj (-241) 3 years ago

Remember the warning from the past - there is reason that some people may want you to be confused. You can fool some of the people some of time - but if you can fool enough - you might be able to get your way if the others don't care.

The only meaning of this message is that we need another social services program to provide "Homeless Insurance" under the front of providing everything imaginable to another select group of Americans. Don't be fooled, this has nothing to do with you or in way will it benefit you unless you want to see our Constitution scrapped and AtomicZ given power of attorney (complete control) over your very life.