The Toronto Star published an article yesterday about giving out prepaid credit cards to homeless folks, and the results.
Really? Because homeless equals dishonest, does it? Try that trick with anyone, not just homeless people and you’d get similar results.
It’s an extremely rude thing they’ve done. I don’t care if they are just trying to show that homeless people can be trusted… all this implies is that they doubted it could be done. Give those credit cards to some politicians, or your regular Joe – test yourself for that matter. Just because someone is homeless doesn’t mean they are a thief and they can’t be trusted. Most returned the card, bought food or refused to take the card. And you know what? If they took the card and didn’t return it? They’re hungry!… of course they are going to do that.
This is sickening… and if they think that they’ve proven anything except their own ignorance, they’re wrong.
And yet another link from a friend of mine, published in New York… A Bum You Can Trust…Honest. What the…. ? Pfft.