Cameron Stone 
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Re: “Reader: Stop condoning creekside campers

Continuing to enact camping bans on the homeless will not and cannot work. They have to live somewhere, and they are not enough shelter beds for all. You will never get rid of the homeless situation by criminalizing everything they do. There are 1,500-2,000 homeless here, and maybe 200-400 camp along the creek. Having said that, I happen to agree with this one, as camping along the creek is a health & sanitation issue. My personal opinion on how to deal with them is to take a piece of land, fence it off and let them camp there, provide dumpsters, water pumps and light poles with solar cells on top. Yes, it has to be paid for, however, I believe it would be much cheaper than what we've been doing so far. Have police patrol through very regularly to keep violence down. More than likely, local groups would begin to come out there, provide meals, medical care, clothing etc....without driving all over town seeking them out, or taking over public parks to serve them. It's just an idea.

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Posted by Cameron Stone on 06/21/2018 at 7:50 PM

Re: “Adopt-A-Waterway volunteers clean up the creekside

Waiting to see how long before someone has a kneejerk reaction and blames the homeless for all the Creekside trash.

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Posted by Cameron Stone on 06/17/2018 at 9:06 AM

Re: “Lessons from the March for Our Lives

Wow. Do you really believe this drivel, or are you merely seeking attention?

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Posted by Cameron Stone on 03/28/2018 at 6:22 PM

Re: “Police are ticketing far more homeless campers than they once did

Since the above complainants have never spent time in a homeless camp, I'd have to say your opinions are absolute rubbish as well as false propaganda. Most homeless camp alone and those campsites are usually reasonably clean. Some homeless camp in groups, and that's where your trash buildup is. There are many areas in town where once homeless are seen camping, folks go dump their trash and yard debris. Not all trashed areas were created by homeless. If you're not going to be part of the solution, then stop being part of the problem. If you can't spend time at their camp, speak with them....then stop making assumptions about them. There are those whom don't give a shite and trash a given area, that's not most of them. Also, remember how much harder it is to do just about anything...when it takes all day long just to walk to and acquire a single meal, then return to a campsite.

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Posted by Cameron Stone on 10/05/2017 at 9:19 AM

Re: “Net neutrality advocates call for social media boycott

Lookseek seems to be a scam. The main search results seem out of date and have poor relevance. The next listings are the ODP directory. Then there are affiliate links at the right. Then there are news headlines from another affiliate. Then there is a "forum" with 5 posts and descriptions copied word for word from a well known Search Engine Forum.
Whoah! A search engine where meta tag keyword stuffing still works! And it even appears in the displayed descriptions!
Sorry if it sounds harsh, lookseek, but this is a truly remarkable sight nowadays, where all the majors have more or less learned to seperate the wheat from the chaff. You seem to have a lot of work ahead of you until your search results can be considered useful and relevant to the entered terms.
The ODP section on the main page features some amusingly misdirected links to the Science and Society branches. You are also in violation of the ODP license, because you only paraphrase the required attribution code on your directory pages, and don't include it in full. This probably means you will eventually receive a C&D from the AOL legal department. They don't take such violations lightly.
I use Opera browser with it's built-in vpn.

Posted by Cameron Stone on 07/11/2017 at 10:03 PM

Re: “Homeless locals share their most prized possessions

Thank you for doing this article. I was homeless for years here, until finally getting SSI with the help of others. I'm no longer homeless, but their plight remains in my heart, as it will throughout the rest of my life.
More stories, showing that many homeless are NOT drug-addicts or leeches are in dire need. Far too many folks are getting ignored and left behind, because of the idea that they are all lost causes or worse.
Thank you for helping to humanize my brothers & sisters...for who else will?

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Posted by Cameron Stone on 12/21/2016 at 9:05 AM

Re: “5 surprising facts about homeless camps

More you don't know...very often ppl see homeless camps and start using the area as a dumping ground for their trash. Also, the Keep Colorado Springs Beautiful group picks up the trash in the creeks that were already there before the homeless, but the homeless often camp by those same creeks. Also, the homeless rarely make campfires, they're afraid of attention from fire crews and cops. The additional clothing and other materials don't create any more of a fire hazard than the millions of tons of straw, dead leaves and other forest debri already in existence.

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Posted by Cameron Stone on 07/02/2016 at 9:14 PM

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