Once again the question of rising homelessness in Kansas City and ALLEGED cruelty from a municipal institution divides this town.
Instead of bleach at a picnic, activists are claiming an outright brutal assault via fire hose.
The underlying drama . . .
KANSAS CITY IS FORCED TO CONFRONT AN EXPLOSION IN THE NUMBER OF LOCAL HOBOS & CONSEQUENCES OF THIS NEW DEMOGRAPHIC!!! DOES THIS COWTOWN HATE THE HOMELESS???
Let's not forget that our blog community predicted this dilemma last year and already it has come to pass.
Check the latest follow-up links to a story that sparked outrage last night . . .
KCMO Wellness Postscript
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV)-- Advocates want answers Wednesday night after they say a homeless man was soaked during below freezing temps by a firefighter who put out the man's campfire. The Kansas City Missouri Fire Department is investigating after a concerned citizen filed a complaint about how the illegal burn was extinguished.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - An investigation is underway after a homeless Kansas City man claims firefighters doused him with water from their hose. Phil Bucalo said he had started a small campfire near 20th and Oak Streets in order to stay warm. Around 2 a.m.
Hobos Destroying KCMO?!?!
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Cliff Drive in the northeast is one of the most well-known areas of Kansas City, but there's a trash problem at Kessler park. It's not a new one and a group says it is certainly not just the fault of the homeless who seek shelter there.
You decide . . .