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I left my crap in San Francisco

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posted on Jul, 2 2018 @ 10:53 PM
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It seems the homeless problem in San Fran. Is getting so bad the City has accepted that this is the new normal . It also seems that its affecting tourism. A few blocks away from Twitter HQ, people are injecting Heroin and crapping on the side walk, the Cops cant arrest such a large percentage of the population, and the Spice just keeps flowing from the poppy fields of Afghanistan. Are the soldiers there to protect the fields so unscrupulous people can garnish the last buck from the addicted and dispossessed ?. Or is a form of Darwinism in action, where the people squeezed to the edge can only escape by various drugs. It's a growing phenomenon in the West at some point radical and extreme measures will have to be applied, simply because the problem has grown to the point where money will have to be spent. Its a strange situation when a vagrant arrested by the cops and incarcerated for various felonies, sees an immediate rise in his standard of living by being in prison. Which means that they wont be arresting anyone anytime soon.



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posted on Jul, 2 2018 @ 11:17 PM
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The byproducts of 'sanctuarism'.




posted on Jul, 2 2018 @ 11:23 PM
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a reply to: EternalShadow

Because illegal immigration is the only problem in this country.


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posted on Jul, 2 2018 @ 11:23 PM
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Just imagine some of these people work in high class restaurants washing your dishes. Sad to say but rich flight will happen with-in the next 3 years for SF. This homelessness is happening in a world class nation. But America needs to worry about taking care of all the children in Africa, which later become criminals.

Also the same thing is happening in Russia big time.


I think the herion import at this level just can't happen without some kind of govt. planes help from poppy fields around the world.


I notice no Asians on the streets.

When will all this stop. It won't till something big hits the streets, like an earthquake and then the homeless will have a great party on the rich that finally said "screw it, you can have it all". The Philippines and India come to mind what shanty towns look like.


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posted on Jul, 2 2018 @ 11:31 PM
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Ahh Pelosi Country, the Cartels that grease her palms got many customers there it looks like.



posted on Jul, 2 2018 @ 11:33 PM
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a reply to: TinfoilTP
Yeah. Because only San Francisco has homeless opiate addicts.


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posted on Jul, 2 2018 @ 11:38 PM
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originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: TinfoilTP
Yeah. Because only San Francisco has homeless opiate addicts.


The only one with streets filled with defacating junkies two blocks from the Twitter HQ and the only one represented by Pelosi. But in a broader sense it is mostly in Blue Zones, see the 2016 election map to find the cesspools.



posted on Jul, 2 2018 @ 11:38 PM
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Its all over, perhaps this is how past civilizations ended.www.youtube.com...



posted on Jul, 2 2018 @ 11:40 PM
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originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: TinfoilTP
Yeah. Because only San Francisco has homeless opiate addicts.


In America Only Cali has it this bad.

I always said if I am ever homeless Im moving to Cali. Alot of people think like that I guess lol..



posted on Jul, 2 2018 @ 11:42 PM
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originally posted by: EternalShadow
The byproducts of 'sanctuarism'.




No, products of rampant extraction capitalism.



posted on Jul, 2 2018 @ 11:42 PM
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The only one with streets filled with defacating junkies two blocks from the Twitter HQ and the only one represented by Pelosi.

So the other cities don't count?



posted on Jul, 2 2018 @ 11:44 PM
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In America Only Cali has it this bad.
Prove it.



posted on Jul, 2 2018 @ 11:45 PM
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To many addicts to put in jail because it would be too charitable to house and feed them... Wow. Maybe instead of safe injection sites, they should invest money into rehabilitation centers. Even most addicts don't want to be addicts or homeless.



posted on Jul, 2 2018 @ 11:48 PM
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Welcome to the new age....

It's a pretty sad state of affairs, I went to Sydney on the weekend for the first time in 5 years, it was pitiful, homeless everywhere, made me feel sick to my core...



posted on Jul, 2 2018 @ 11:54 PM
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I've been to SF recently. I live in Phoenix. While the problem is more pronounced in SF, there are plenty of homeless junkies and whatnots to be found. Yes, they even urinate and defecate on the sidewalks and in alleys. You don't want to know what that stuff smells like baking in the blistering heat of summertime Phoenix.



posted on Jul, 2 2018 @ 11:57 PM
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I'm not 100% certain about the finances but

" By 2016, total spending (including housing and treatment) was believed to be $241 million annually"

At some point isn't it just cheaper to find a way to house them and put them on disability while working to integrate the mentally stable back into society?

"In San Francisco, a minimum wage worker would have to work approximately 4.7 full-time jobs to be able to rent a two-bedroom apartment. While homelessness in the SF Bay Area is significant, "in no state can a full-time minimum wage worker afford a one-bedroom or a two-bedroom rental unit at Fair Market Rent."

I imagine this is part of the problem. Looks like we need a few more rent controlled apartments for the low income and disabled sense we can't burden the capitalist business Owners with any responsibility to fix the problem.

As of 2014, the city is believed to have approximately 7,000 homeless residents.

San Francisco is currently spending approximately $34,000 per year per individual on the homeless. It looks like politicians are good at creating bloated programs that don't actually solve anything. Your taxes working hard for anyone but those who are actually homeless.

en.m.wikipedia.org...


edit on 3-7-2018 by Isurrender73 because: (no reason given)



posted on Jul, 2 2018 @ 11:58 PM
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originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: TinfoilTP
Yeah. Because only San Francisco has homeless opiate addicts.

Well , California in general . Washington State is coming up , and Oregon is close on their heels . Colorado seems to be just a wannabe and are not "technically" in that race , yet. And I say "yet" .
Some other states have mulled the idea over such as Illinois but this is mostly due to the presence of Chicago.

But now , we have to ask another question .
What do all those have in common ?


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posted on Jul, 2 2018 @ 11:59 PM
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It's a growing phenomenon in the West at some point radical and extreme measures will have to be applied, simply because the problem has grown to the point where money will have to be spent.


How do you see throwing money at this issue solving the problem? Exactly who’s money do you intend to spend?



posted on Jul, 3 2018 @ 12:01 AM
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What do all those have in common ?

Homeless people.

Please, don't hedge. Say what you mean. In what cities are there no homeless?

edit on 7/3/2018 by Phage because: (no reason given)



posted on Jul, 3 2018 @ 12:07 AM
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originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: notsure1


In America Only Cali has it this bad.
Prove it.


Its worse in Cali You dont need proof. I dont think its worse because of anything political.

Its just the weather. What better place to live on the streets? If people could hitch to Hawaii it would be way worse there..







 
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