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This vagrant is why homeless-outreach
workers are fleeing Penn Station

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Posted By: Ribicon, 2/21/2020 11:36:32 AM

It’s the Wild West in Penn Station. The vagrant whose alleged threats got a homeless outreach nonprofit to flee the transit hub in fear last weekend was holding court—and spewing hate at cops—there Thursday. Eugene Watts was spotted sipping a brown-bag beer in the station one day after The Post reported that embattled nonprofit Bowery Residents Committee up and abandoned its satellite office there because he allegedly threatened to shoot workers. Watts, who claims to be a former boxer, remained defiant Thursday. “Mr. Eugene Watts, you have five minutes to leave,” one of two passing Amtrak cops on patrol at the busy transit hub


The prizewinner's retort to the cops is a gem, and sums up the folly of allowing crazy people—from Democrats to the homeless—to call the shots.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Dignitary Protection 2/21/2020 12:12:42 PM (No. 325366)
He may be a former boxer, but I'll bet that my Colt 1911 would win in a fight!
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Reply 2 - Posted by: earlybird 2/21/2020 12:15:25 PM (No. 325372)
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Reply 3 - Posted by: janjan 2/21/2020 12:32:22 PM (No. 325399)
What, exactly, is ‘homeless outreach’? It sounds like a liberal bastion that spends a lot of money that can’t be traced. In the meantime the criminally insane have taken over Penn Station.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: DVC 2/21/2020 12:33:19 PM (No. 325401)
It's a shame they don't have police in NYC any more.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: AntiStatist 2/21/2020 12:59:02 PM (No. 325442)
That bum should be "disappeared" and no one would miss him.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: chumley 2/21/2020 1:17:08 PM (No. 325462)
The non violent ones aren't any better. They all have a sob story as to why they are on the streets and its never their fault. They are all going to get a job tomorrow. They are all experts at something but never seem to be able to find work in that field, and they wont work for less than they think they are worth. So you feel bad for them and help. Guess what, you just became a mark. Every time they want something they'll come looking for you. The worst thing you can do is let one stay in your house for "a day or two". The worst case of that I ever saw went to two years and my friend had to give up her lease and move out herself to get away. Then the old hippie woman just found another mark a few miles away. Helping these people isn't helping.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: thethirdruffian 2/21/2020 2:00:22 PM (No. 325499)
Bums are bums for a reason. Also, stop calling them "homeless". They are : transients, bums, vagrants, vagabonds, derelicts, panhandlers, beggers, goldbricks, drifters, and hobos.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: seamusm 2/21/2020 2:28:47 PM (No. 325513)
He threatens to shoot people and the best the police can do is tell him to 'move along'? Seriously?
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Reply 9 - Posted by: EliotRosewater49 2/21/2020 4:22:44 PM (No. 325593)
Obviously BRC is a scam deluxe. Would bet that so-called CEO is connected to the mayor’s office.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: ROLFNader 2/22/2020 8:45:16 AM (No. 326116)
I just know that if I had $2,000,000 to spend on a 'non-profit' outfit like BRC, I would put Muzzy Rosenblatt in charge of it, too.
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