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Well, my office happens to be about a block away from a homeless shelter. I have a lot of sympathy for most of the homeless, and many people are in a tough situation for reasons that are at least partially beyond their control. That said, today I've watch a homeless guy urinate on the building across the street, seen three homeless guys get into a very loud verbal confrontation while drinking brown-bag style on the sidewalk, and I just saw a bunch of broken glass from a bottle they smashed after they emptied it. Do I think it would be better for them to be making money ($20 to wear the hotspot around for the day is what I've read they were paid), and getting paid additional money to stand still while they provide a service? Absolutely I do. What are the alternatives? I didn't hear the critics offering any other choices for those folks to earn some money. I've never been homeless, but I've experienced lean times, and during those times I would have gladly taken $20+ to walk around downtown Austin for the afternoon. The t-shirts printed with "homeless hotspot" might have been a little weird, but even so I give BBH-Lab's the benefit of the doubt that they printed those to draw attention to the issue of homelessness.