There are many homeless people out on the streets of the large cities in
this great nation. When unemployment still hasn't gotten near zero and new
jobs are being created every day, people are starting to ask why there are
still homeless people in the alleys and on the sidewalks of this country.
This seems to be an ever haunting problem even though it would be so easy for
homeless people to just get a job. Let's look at the general requirements for
applying for and keeping a job. All you have to do is have nice clothes to
make a decent impression, a home address and some way to be reached in tight
situations, and a way of getting to work in the morning or night--whichever
the case may be. That's it. And I, for one, have reached a solution to this
First of all, most homeless people spend their days hunting through trash
cans and dumpsters for a piece of sustenance or at least something of value.
If they're not doing that, they're begging for spare change on street
corners. Eventually, one would think that they should be able to afford a
couple of respectable suits or other outfits to wear while applying and even
working for this job of theirs. All they have to do is poke around a little
longer or beg a little more, and that job would be theirs to enjoy. Keeping
these articles of clothing clean would be difficult, but manageable. If you
can't afford a coin operated laundromat (I'm sure there'd be plenty of left
over change from begging), just find some large, clean puddle of water in the
street to wash things in. As for cleanliness, I'm sure people throw away left
over deodorant or antiperspirant, soap, and other...