February 19, 2002
Government's War On
"We don't like homeless
In this day and age, it is no secret that
government has been "declaring war" on may fronts. Basically, this
one could be defined as a "War On People," that is if we consider
the poor to be "People," -- or is it that government does not consider the poor
to be "People?"
Today, Tuesday, February 19, Attorney Jon
Alexander of Dana Point California will defend three grandmothers who have been
criminally charged by the City of Buena Park for falling asleep in their cars
while outside pastor Wiley Drake's First Southern Baptist Church at 6801 Western
For all three of these homeless ladies, this is their first time to
trouble with the law. They are each facing six months in jail, and/or
a $1,000.00 fine if convicted. (Government's solution to being poor.)
ladies were told to "go anywhere, as long as it is out of Buena Park, go to
Fullerton, Cypress, or Anaheim, we don't like homeless people." Now pray tell,
why don't they like "homeless people?" Is this not class discrimination by
government, and does it not suggest conversely that they love the rich?
"The wicked in his pride doth persecute the poor: let them be taken in the
devices that they have imagined." PS. 10:2. "For the oppression of the poor, for
the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, saith the LORD; I will set him in
safety from him that puffeth at him." Ps. 12:5.
Wiley Drake, our faithful Orange County
J.A.I.L. Warden, requests people to call Buena Park's
mayor, Patsy Marshall at her home and let her know how you feel about her
distaste for poor homeless people. Mayor Patsy Marshall's home phone
number is (714) 670-0178. Wiley Drake says, for the benefit of
those who are squeamish, her number is in the public telephone
Greg, "Catman" Palmer is the City Prosecutor (714) 562-3901
who likened the homeless poor to "stray cats" in a derogatory manner. He just
wants to drive them away. But as I understand the problem, it is government
manipulation that is expanding the population of the poor and homeless.
This is like one who poops on his own floor and then complains of the
smell. Government does not like its own work product. If government has
its way, it would assure everyone will be poor and
Ah, but let's not forget that God pronounces a
special curse upon those who persecute the poor.