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Camper8251

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Posted: 11/17/19 02:10pm Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

If you are in the NW (Seattle) congratulations and keep electing the fools you do, They give the homeless more rights than the taxpayers.

Lived there and got the hell out... Its a joke.......


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If it's a towable, on your property, hitch up and head for a landfill, if the folks inside scream too loudly, say you couldn't hear them over the sound of your big honkin diesel, and you had just assumed it was abandoned since you had not given anybody permission to park there.

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lots2seeinmyrv wrote:

What is the solution to do with the thousands of people homeless on the streets?
Going to be difficult but should not become a burden for the RV industry.


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Walaby wrote:

It just amazes me that as a private land owner, someone can park their RV on my property, and squat there and I can't boot them off? Is that not, by definition, trespassing? Landowners in your county are actually experiencing that, and can't do anything about it?


Mike.. Laws vary from place to place.. I worked, for a period, for a towing company. We towed many vehicles off private property. Either at the request of the property owner (If the vehicle was not authorized on that property) or the police (If it violated some laws about abandoned vehicles on private property) .

Now I can not tell you how to go about getting a vehicle towed where you live. but I can tell you there is a way. and where I worked the vehicle owner of record was responsible for all charges. or we owned the car/vehicle one or the other.


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“There seems to be a trend for the homeless to get an old RV and live on the streets.”

That “trend” is over 15 years old in Los Angeles County. Thousands of them.


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Camper8251 wrote:

If you are in the NW (Seattle) congratulations and keep electing the fools you do, They give the homeless more rights than the taxpayers.

Lived there and got the hell out... Its a joke.......

Yup.. same reason I will never move back. Left in 1981, only visited a handful of times since. Californians move there and turned it into what it is today.

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lots2seeinmyrv wrote:

What is the solution to do with the thousands of people homeless on the streets?

Yet we keep importing millions of people here without solving our own issues that are growing rapidly. This is not sustainable.

I hear a lot of complaints but no one offering suggestions to solving the problem that does not involve billions of our tax dollars! No more free stuff.

It is expensive to live here, housing is costly.

We need affordable housing on bus lines that will get people to work.

Many are on drugs and have mental issues and just do not care. It is out of control.

They are relaxing the laws and now people can do whatever they please with NO consequences and innocent people suffer for it.

Rudy Guilani cleaned up New York. Now it is a disaster again.

We need to stop throwing money at these problems that have zero results.

We build tent cities for people who are not our citizens and should not be here, but do not build them for our own. It is disgraceful to see our cities laying in waste.

We have a real crisis on our hands and should be very concerning to us all.

I can see why they are using RV's for shelters, but there needs to be somewhere set up for them to go. Then that creates a whole host of other problems, water, sewage, electric, drugs, crime and trash.


Well said. I tried to send you a PM complementing you on your statement, but you know how that worked out.

Thanks for your well thought out input.

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Posted: 11/17/19 04:32pm Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

lakeside013104 wrote:

lots2seeinmyrv wrote:

What is the solution to do with the thousands of people homeless on the streets?

Yet we keep importing millions of people here without solving our own issues that are growing rapidly. This is not sustainable.

I hear a lot of complaints but no one offering suggestions to solving the problem that does not involve billions of our tax dollars! No more free stuff.

It is expensive to live here, housing is costly.

We need affordable housing on bus lines that will get people to work.

Many are on drugs and have mental issues and just do not care. It is out of control.

They are relaxing the laws and now people can do whatever they please with NO consequences and innocent people suffer for it.

Rudy Guilani cleaned up New York. Now it is a disaster again.

We need to stop throwing money at these problems that have zero results.

We build tent cities for people who are not our citizens and should not be here, but do not build them for our own. It is disgraceful to see our cities laying in waste.

We have a real crisis on our hands and should be very concerning to us all.

I can see why they are using RV's for shelters, but there needs to be somewhere set up for them to go. Then that creates a whole host of other problems, water, sewage, electric, drugs, crime and trash.


Well said. I tried to send you a PM complementing you on your statement, but you know how that worked out.

Thanks for your well thought out input.

Lakeside



Thank you.

I sent you a PM. Hope you got it.

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Posted: 11/17/19 04:37pm Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

time2roll wrote:

lots2seeinmyrv wrote:

What is the solution to do with the thousands of people homeless on the streets?
Going to be difficult but should not become a burden for the RV industry.



I agree, it should not become a burden for the RV industry. I already see too many permanents, who are homeless, and RV parks are declining and becoming trashed because of it.

These people are getting the cheap old RVs to live in. They got wind of that jackpot. Now it is an epidemic. Our cities are headed right to 3rd world status. Many already are. What a monumental mess!

We need tougher laws and enforce them. They do not want to pay for these people to be put in jail, so they let them off on drug charges and crimes.

Our jails are already overcrowded, and many of them in our jails and prisons are not even our citizens. We foot the bill for that too, in the billions.

But then they want taxpayers to foot the bill for billions of dollars of free housing for the homeless. Good grief! I do not want to pay for their free housing to sit around and do drugs and trash it.

We do not have a money (revenue) problem, we have the means to solve these problems for OUR country.

We have an incompetent government full of politicians making bad policies and destroying our cities, our peace, and our prosperity over foreigners who cost us billions of dollars.

Those in office are the directly responsible for this homeless problem and them resorting to living in these broken down RVs.

Sad indeed.

* This post was edited 11/17/19 04:47pm by lots2seeinmyrv *

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wa8yxm wrote:

Walaby wrote:

It just amazes me that as a private land owner, someone can park their RV on my property, and squat there and I can't boot them off? Is that not, by definition, trespassing? Landowners in your county are actually experiencing that, and can't do anything about it?


Mike.. Laws vary from place to place.. I worked, for a period, for a towing company. We towed many vehicles off private property. Either at the request of the property owner (If the vehicle was not authorized on that property) or the police (If it violated some laws about abandoned vehicles on private property) .

Now I can not tell you how to go about getting a vehicle towed where you live. but I can tell you there is a way. and where I worked the vehicle owner of record was responsible for all charges. or we owned the car/vehicle one or the other.
If you end up owning an abandoned RV that can be the gift that keeps on giving (grief to you, the new owner, that is).

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