Sunday night - Monday morning; that's THIS morning, listening to the powerful KFI RADIO Station, and what do we hear? Bill Handle and his male sidekick this morning were talking about EBOLA, the frightening, killing disease that's left thousands dead in Africa and threatens to invade the United States next. We aren't hitting the panic button about EBOLA yet but we know that like drug resistant TB, and like HIV/AIDS, there are plenty of innocent people who can get this disease, which we are being told is NOT airborne (like most viruses that you can get by being in sneeze zone) but is through the exchange of bodily fluids... which means sneezing in close range of someone's eyes or mouth, kissing, changing a diaper, and sex. Close quarters such as sleeping next to sick people on cots in an armory shelter could be enough. Many of us have gotten sick from virus and colds from sleeping near strangers in shelters.
We heard Bill handle call the HOMELESS MAN who was in the SAME AMBULANCE as the African tourist who is fighting for his life, a "Fruitcake" and his sidekick call the man a "Crazypants." SO THIS IS THE KIND OF LANGUAGE USED ON MENTALLY ILL PEOPLE? It was said to DISMISS THE IMPORTANCE OF THAT HOMELESS MAN'S LIFE.
Last night a newish female "personality" spent some time talking about beggars who are committing fraud to get you to give them money. We know that some of these people are out there, collecting a few hundred a day begging and then going around the corner to the alley where they' ve parked their Cadillac. This person played a tape of her friend's confrontation with the woman who he had sacrificed to give $3 a day to. We feel for him too but THE MAJORITY OF HOMELESS BEGGARS ARE REAL PEOPLE who have run out of their EBT money for food already. (We dare you to try to live on $5 a day food with no cooking or refrigeration!)
Besides these recent offenses, another of their regular male "personalities" who is selling some sort of retirement plan/investment is now saying "YOU WILL NOT HAVE ENOUGH MONEY TO RETIRE. YOU WILL HAVE TO LIVE IN YOUR CAR!"
Well, yes, we have met and know people who have LOST THEIR RETIREMENTS due to schemes (speaking of FRAUD), people who have lost their homes after many years of paying their mortgages because they couldn't come up with the taxes, and many people who once had spectacular resumes beginning with college but who are now in the park.
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