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My Panhandling Neighbors

by The Urban Blabbermouth
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Unlike my friend Vol-E in her postI'm Okay. You're Okay. Now Leave Me Alone and Go Away!, I can’t claim that I am waylaid by my neighbors in my driveway begging for money.  I am, however, often waylaid by panhandlers around my office.  They like to stand by the entrance to all the lunch-time eateries begging for money to buy some food.  The panhandlers are working guilty feelings as we can all understand being hungry and having no food, yet there we are getting our lunches while another person starves.  Sheer genius, right out of Oliver Twist’s School of Fagin.

Lest you think that this guilty begging is a guy thing, women have now taken up begging positions on the sidewalk to the eateries.  Their guilty scam is to put a baby on display.  I suppose that one can always borrow a niece or nephew for this enterprise.

Now me, I ignore them all. Guilt does not work on me because I already ease my guilty conscience by giving money to Food Bank ch…