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San Francisco homeless crisis
worries some attendees at JPMorgan
summit: 'The Bill Clinton of cities'

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Posted By: MissMolly, 1/16/2020 4:28:46 AM

JPMorgan is holding its annual health care conference in San Francisco this week. But some attendees -- when gazing out the windows of their $2,000-a-night hotel rooms or past the doors of another champagne-infused party -- have reportedly noticed the city has lost ground in its fight against homelessness. “I feel unsafe walking around at night, especially as a young woman,” Selin Kurnaz, a co-founder of Massive Bio, told Bloomberg. Other executives at the JPMorgan Healthcare Conference have gone on social media to voice their concerns about the city's decline and have posted about watching city officials clean human excrement off the streets.

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$2,000 per night hotel room? Lawdy!

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Reply 1 - Posted by: seamusm 1/16/2020 6:03:58 AM (No. 289779)
While I have loved to visit San Francisco and other places on our West coast, I will no longer do so. Bringing my dollars to California is to assent to the voting habits which have ruined their state. I'll just have to visit elsewhere.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: zephyrgirl 1/16/2020 7:21:56 AM (No. 289814)
It isn't a housing/homeless crisis - it is a drug/alcohol/mental illness "crisis." San Francisco has made it easy and profitable to live on the streets - free food, needles, clothing, all delivered to the homeless in the name of compassion. It is laying out a big welcome mat to anyone who wants to drug and drink their way through life with no consequences.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Sunhan65 1/16/2020 8:31:01 AM (No. 289884)
What #2 said. Every time we call street people "homeless", we participate in the delusion that their problem is lack of housing. By definition, anyone living on the street has a serious problem. "Which problem?" is the real question. Most are either crazy or lazy. Genuinely mentally ill people need to be picked up and humanely held in custody so they get the care that they need. Lazy grifters need to be picked up and dropped off somewhere unpleasant, so they can get some fresh air and exercise walking back into town. In neither case will building more housing help, and the worst thing we can do is give them money to subsidize their inability or unwillingness to get off the street.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: montwoodcliff 1/16/2020 8:37:56 AM (No. 289899)
The Democrats do not know how to fix the homeless problem. In order to fix a problem, you have to know how something works. They do not realize that they caused the problem or they know and won’t admit it. I go with the latter, so until they get “woke” about their situation, the homelessness will only get worse, and the the Feds will have to step in to save San Francisco from itself if Trump decides to.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Lucky5 1/16/2020 9:13:56 AM (No. 289966)
I was in the heart of the tourist area this weekend. Up the street from the ocean and where they going to build that "homeless" shelter. It has been about 6 months since I was on this street. The place we usually have lunch is in a very safe and nice area, but not that day. I passed 6-8 mentally ill/homeless people standing or passed out on the ground and one that you had to STEP over to get into the restaurant! It was bad. Also the very obviously mentally ill, waving their arms, shouting and all that, are scary. We need mental health treatment and shelters set up for the mentally ill. This is not a homeless problem. It is drugs, and mental illness. It is more obvious to someone like me who only goes into SF about once a month. I am watching the decline and increase of the problem.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Chuzzles 1/16/2020 9:56:53 AM (No. 290023)
This isn't the Bill Clinton of cities, it is the Pelosi of cities. This is her town, and she could do something about it if she really wanted to. Why on earth are these corporations still doing business with SF? You reap what you sow, and you do business with the sewer you are gonna get splashed. Plenty of other cities out there that are not such filthy third world cities. This is a prime example led by Pelosi and local democrats, of how liberals run everything into the ground then whine about it.
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