Re: “Homeless dilemma: Between rocks and a hard place” (Matt Driscoll column, 6-18).
Please, let’s discuss the real problem behind the City of Tacoma denying the “homeless” a grass strip next to the library.
We do not have a homeless problem. We have a drug problem, and we need to stop hiding it in feel-good euphemisms.
With a few rare exceptions, the “homeless” in our city are drug addicts and street alcoholics. They are not homeless because of the lack of housing. They are homeless and jobless because they are drunk and/or drugged 24/7. Any money they might come across is …