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The Mysterious Stranger

Don664 Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 12:20 PM
The young cop is indeed to be lauded. An act of kindness doesn't have to be explained. The sins of the rest of us in exploiting his kindness will, in the end, be laughed at. And the idiocy of the media and this "unfortunate" is no excuse to stop trying to do good. The poor will always be with us.
Don664 Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 12:21 PM
BTW, that was an act of charity. Government taxation in the name of charity is robbery. Basically because government uses that money, not for charity, but to buy votes, or other purposes. Government is force. And it is currently unchecked.

Washington-Jeffrey Hillman is a man who shambles the streets of New York City looking quite unkempt, drab, and hopeless. He panhandles sometimes and mutters to himself. Frankly, he looks a wreck and apparently is often in need of a pair of shoes. On cold winter nights he gets them.

One cold November night, Officer Lawrence DePrimo spotted Hillman seated shoeless on the pavement of Times Square, and the young policeman left his post, went into a store nearby, and bought Hillman a pair of shoes costing $100. He even helped Hillman put them on. A tourist snapped a picture of DePrimo...