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Rejoinder to homeless defender

San Diego County ranks as one of the worst anywhere

San Diegans who live in their vehicles say the city has implemented new measures in its fight against so-called “van life” and the habitation of vehicles.
San Diegans who live in their vehicles say the city has implemented new measures in its fight against so-called “van life” and the habitation of vehicles.

Uptrending judgmental attitude

I would like to comment on a letter to the editor that appeared in this week’s issue written by John Harrington of Escondido (“Don’t kick San Diego RV dwellers when they’re down,” Letters, January 6). Apparently John has taken the time and trouble to comment on another letter [by] a nurse named Jane who was attacking a lady who’s living in her RV on the streets of San Diego county. Apparently the nurse was really, really [conducting] a very vicious attack on this person living in their RV, and I want to take the time to applaud Mr. Harrington of Escondido for speaking out against this sort of attack.

This bad attitude toward the less fortunate and the judgmental attitude may be why San Diego County ranks as one of the worst for the homeless anywhere. Other communities around America have found ways to treat their homeless population like the people and the citizens that they are, but apparently this is not the trend here in San Diego. Whatever the case is, this naughty nurse Jane is not someone whose patient I would wanna be. Thanks again [to] John Harrington for bringing this up.

  • Vivian Dunbar
  • San Ysidro
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San Diegans who live in their vehicles say the city has implemented new measures in its fight against so-called “van life” and the habitation of vehicles.
San Diegans who live in their vehicles say the city has implemented new measures in its fight against so-called “van life” and the habitation of vehicles.

Uptrending judgmental attitude

I would like to comment on a letter to the editor that appeared in this week’s issue written by John Harrington of Escondido (“Don’t kick San Diego RV dwellers when they’re down,” Letters, January 6). Apparently John has taken the time and trouble to comment on another letter [by] a nurse named Jane who was attacking a lady who’s living in her RV on the streets of San Diego county. Apparently the nurse was really, really [conducting] a very vicious attack on this person living in their RV, and I want to take the time to applaud Mr. Harrington of Escondido for speaking out against this sort of attack.

This bad attitude toward the less fortunate and the judgmental attitude may be why San Diego County ranks as one of the worst for the homeless anywhere. Other communities around America have found ways to treat their homeless population like the people and the citizens that they are, but apparently this is not the trend here in San Diego. Whatever the case is, this naughty nurse Jane is not someone whose patient I would wanna be. Thanks again [to] John Harrington for bringing this up.

  • Vivian Dunbar
  • San Ysidro
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Holier-than-thou, Ms. Dundar down by the border, you sure are way out there in your thinking. It seems that you and that old (yeah, for sure he is, who else talks about their oatmeal? for real?) guy in Escondido are cut from the same cloth. Neither one of you invited a single homeless person to come live in your homes since see yourselves are so much better people than a nurse you don't even know. Nurses are in short supply across the nation right now, so you better hope you don't need one taking care of you any time soon. If you were sick enough to end up in the hospital, my guess is you would drop that abusive attitude in a heartbeat. Nurses are great people, they have to be to do what they do, because it's damn hard, especially now. It is easy to write letters tearing into another person just for stating a strong opinion that she backed up from many angles. She spoke truth, you just didn't like it. You are clueless and you sound just as ignorant as the guy telling us about what he's eating for breakfast (as if we wanted to know) up there in cozy Escondido. Both of you should be ashamed of yourselves for insulting a nurse! What is wrong with you?! As for homeless being treated better in other parts of America, you didn't name a single state or city. That's definitely not what I've seen, not anywhere. Back that up, Ms. Dunbar, and maybe Amber and others will want to head to one of those places.

Jan. 16, 2021

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