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January 27, 2010



You sound like a ______ (Editor's note, please watch your language on this site or go somewhere else). I was just thinking going door to door to do gutter cleaning as it is good seasonal work . Key word Work! But now you want people to think that i am just a criminal, looking to rob you because im looing for work in work attire thanks prick

Bruce Dickinson

Jimmy boy, why are you so defensive? Russ Cohen's tips have tremendous relevance given the rash of robberies in Burlingame employing those exact techniques he described. Sorry, but the bad apples spoiled the whole lot and now we must exercise abundance of caution when dealing with solicitors.

Nothing wrong with offering gutter cleaning service, in fact Bruce Dickinson's copper gutters could use a good cleaning in about a month once most of the leaves have fallen. Just get a solicitation permit from the City of Burlingame, maybe post a few flyers in the areas you want to work in, and then try to conduct business in a non-suspicious fashion. Russ' advice could prevent a few robberies and when peoples' property is protected from those trying to mis-appropriate it, how is this bad?!? Lots of mis-directed anger out there guys, let's all take a deep breath and think before you lash. Who are you really helping?!?


An excellent and time appropriate place to begin would be consideration of the Non Licensed, Non insured, non Dept of Health permits, allowed to operate in Burlingame selling food from "open air mobile vehicles."
As well as selling non taxable food.
9 to one say being served by undocumented, illegal aliens.
Folks, let us just start with the basics for operating a business, any type of business in the City of Burlingame.
Candy Store, Medical Office, Dentist, Coffee Shop.
This would be a great way of educating "everyone" who has at least one more once of "soul" to take a look at what we are collectively allowing our government to blind us to "some really f'd up way of life.

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