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GannonFan wrote:
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And how many of LA/SF homeless came from some shithole cold/wet weather state/province that DIDN'T offer shelters, so they migrated to places that the weather is decent year-round?

I know a good portion of Phoenix's homeless are transplants.

Maybe if the good Christian people elsewhere would devote resources of their own they could help. But easier to pawn them off on other states then get to act superior.
Again, how do you know that they aren't offering shelters? You seem to be making a pretty big leap of thought here in the rush to castigate Christians as well as people who live in states where it gets cold. If a person wants to sleep outside, aren't they going to naturally go where it's warm anyway?
Not all. Many would rather stay in areas they are familiar, but lack of shelters makes that impossible.
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dbackjon wrote:
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Again, how do you know that they aren't offering shelters? You seem to be making a pretty big leap of thought here in the rush to castigate Christians as well as people who live in states where it gets cold. If a person wants to sleep outside, aren't they going to naturally go where it's warm anyway?
Not all. Many would rather stay in areas they are familiar, but lack of shelters makes that impossible.
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dbackjon wrote:
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Again, how do you know that they aren't offering shelters? You seem to be making a pretty big leap of thought here in the rush to castigate Christians as well as people who live in states where it gets cold. If a person wants to sleep outside, aren't they going to naturally go where it's warm anyway?
Not all. Many would rather stay in areas they are familiar, but lack of shelters makes that impossible.
I can't speak of every city in depth in terms of how they treat homelessness, but this is a good article on how it's done in Philly. Not perfect, as there are still people on the street, but there are fewer than in other cities of comparable size. Nothing at all in the article that points to Christians as the cause for people living on the street - heck, there's even a nice little write-up on a good Catholic nun who helped lead the charge to get more housing options for the homeless (not just shelters, but subsidized, longer term housing), and had to do so in the face of resistance from the Democratic majority in the city, including the then future mayor John Street. Philly does have an advantage over the SF and LA's of the world - there is still affordable housing in the city. That's a big deal out in CA, and again, has nothing to do with Christians from cold cities foisting their homeless onto those cities.

https://whyy.org/articles/despite-high- ... ig-cities/

Oh, and WHYY is the local NPR affiliate in Philly so no luck attacking the source material.
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kalm wrote:
BDKJMU wrote:Have to take a leak in San Francisco? Feel free to piss anywhere in public.
https://dailycaller.com/2019/11/11/san- ... urination/
1) You should be able to pee in public places as long as you're not wagging your dick around for all to see. Freedom! Be a man!

2) How much does it cost to prosecute a public urination case or any of the other "quality of life" crimes as the article describes them? Let's throw someone in jail for a month for camping in public. :? Or you could tackle the homeless problem by...wait for it...providing homeless housing...with toilets. It's a win-win.

A city in Alberta (maybe Lethbridge or Medicine Hat?) discovered this a few years back and virtually eliminated homelessness and saved money by building beds.
Lethbridge has the highest, longest bridge in North America. At least it did back in the 70s.
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kalm wrote:
1) You should be able to pee in public places as long as you're not wagging your dick around for all to see. Freedom! Be a man!

2) How much does it cost to prosecute a public urination case or any of the other "quality of life" crimes as the article describes them? Let's throw someone in jail for a month for camping in public. :? Or you could tackle the homeless problem by...wait for it...providing homeless housing...with toilets. It's a win-win.

A city in Alberta (maybe Lethbridge or Medicine Hat?) discovered this a few years back and virtually eliminated homelessness and saved money by building beds.
Lethbridge has the highest, longest bridge in North America. At least it did back in the 70s.
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Ivytalk wrote:
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Lethbridge has the highest, longest bridge in North America. At least it did back in the 70s.
And you know that, because you slept under it. :coffee:
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https://nypost.com/2019/11/12/homeless- ... k-of-fame/
A homeless man dumped a bucket of “hot” diarrhea on a Los Angeles woman near the Hollywood Walk of Fame — an unprovoked attack that’s left her with PTSD, she said this week.
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Ivytalk wrote:
houndawg wrote:
Lethbridge has the highest, longest bridge in North America. At least it did back in the 70s.
And you know that, because you slept under it. :coffee:
No. He was stoned and had to walk across it to buy a bag of Doritos. Killed his buzz it took so long.

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Ibanez wrote:https://nypost.com/2019/11/12/homeless- ... k-of-fame/
A homeless man dumped a bucket of “hot” diarrhea on a Los Angeles woman near the Hollywood Walk of Fame — an unprovoked attack that’s left her with PTSD, she said this week.

Class act, hopefully he was locked up after that.


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UNI88 wrote:
Ivytalk wrote: And you know that, because you slept under it. :coffee:
No. He was stoned and had to walk across it to buy a bag of Doritos. Killed his buzz it took so long.

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houndawg wrote:
UNI88 wrote:No. He was stoned and had to walk across it to buy a bag of Doritos. Killed his buzz it took so long.

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Oooooh ouch...you Ivy League boys sure know how to hurt a guy. :lol:
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Ivytalk wrote:
houndawg wrote:

Oooooh ouch...you Ivy League boys sure know how to hurt a guy. :lol:
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Oracle will move its annual OpenWorld conference to Las Vegas because San Francisco is too expensive

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/12/10/oracle- ... forum.html
Oracle is moving its annual OpenWorld conference from San Francisco to Las Vegas and it signed a three-year agreement with the Caesars Forum for the move.

The San Francisco Travel Association estimates the move will cost San Francisco $64 million a year.

The travel group told members that Oracle cited San Francisco’s high hotel prices and “poor street conditions” as reasons that attendees were unhappy with the city.

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CAA Flagship wrote:Oracle will move its annual OpenWorld conference to Las Vegas because San Francisco is too expensive

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/12/10/oracle- ... forum.html
Oracle is moving its annual OpenWorld conference from San Francisco to Las Vegas and it signed a three-year agreement with the Caesars Forum for the move.

The San Francisco Travel Association estimates the move will cost San Francisco $64 million a year.

The travel group told members that Oracle cited San Francisco’s high hotel prices and “poor street conditions” as reasons that attendees were unhappy with the city.
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Of the 345,547 ammunition background checks performed, only 101 stopped the buyer because he or she was a “prohibited person” who can’t legally possess ammunition, according to state Department of Justice data.

Yet another 62,000 ammunition purchases were rejected as well. Those people left empty-handed because their personal information hadn’t been entered into the state’s system, or the information on their identification cards didn’t match what officials had entered into the California gun registry database, which retail sellers must review when they do the ammunition background check.
https://amp.sacbee.com/news/california/ ... 03004.html
Course this might not be overturned in the lib CA courts, but it will in the Fed Courts..
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mainejeff2 wrote:Poor California.....I don’t know how they became the nation’s largest economy and most populous state. Why and how could any corporation operate there? You would think that earthquakes, wildfires and drought would drive everyone out of there! If I were a Californian I would much rather come to the dank, cold, grey East Coast where people are hyper politically active and engage 24/7 about politics. It’s a much higher quality of life, man!
691,145 Californians left last year. What states did they go to?
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Ivytalk wrote: But will he draw the line at taking a dump?
Nope. That's the San Francisco treat. :coffee:
.@LondonBreed here’s a pic of a man on drugs taking a poo in aisle 10 of @Safeway Marina Sunday morning in #SF. Why is this okay? @KTVU @kpix @kron @KGOdesk @sfchronicle
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BDKJMU wrote:
CAA Flagship wrote: Nope. That's the San Francisco treat. :coffee:
.@LondonBreed here’s a pic of a man on drugs taking a poo in aisle 10 of @Safeway Marina Sunday morning in #SF. Why is this okay? @KTVU @kpix @kron @KGOdesk @sfchronicle
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BDKJMU wrote:
CAA Flagship wrote: Nope. That's the San Francisco treat. :coffee:
.@LondonBreed here’s a pic of a man on drugs taking a poo in aisle 10 of @Safeway Marina Sunday morning in #SF. Why is this okay? @KTVU @kpix @kron @KGOdesk @sfchronicle
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Probably not "okay", but it makes sense if aisle 10 is where the toilet paper is stocked. If not, that's fucked up. :coffee:

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CAA Flagship wrote:
BDKJMU wrote: .@LondonBreed here’s a pic of a man on drugs taking a poo in aisle 10 of @Safeway Marina Sunday morning in #SF. Why is this okay? @KTVU @kpix @kron @KGOdesk @sfchronicle
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Probably not "okay", but it makes sense if aisle 10 is where the toilet paper is stocked. If not, that's fucked up. :coffee:
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mainejeff2 wrote:Do I really have to research the bullshit that goes on all across this country in all 50 states in Walmarts, grocery stores, etc? In some Red State Walmart stores and parking lots.....you really take your life into your own hands. It's been well documented over the past year. :thumb:

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Posted this in the 'Miscellaneous news items that don't warrant their own thread' but it really belongs here...
African American Reparation Bill Passes California Assembly
https://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2020/06 ... -assembly/
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BDKJMU wrote:Posted this in the 'Miscellaneous news items that don't warrant their own thread' but it really belongs here...
African American Reparation Bill Passes California Assembly
https://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2020/06 ... -assembly/
Awesome

I can’t wait for the Nigerian/West African visa overstays to start flooding in

Its going to look like the bridge in front of the Castel De San Angelo in Rome .... all over CA soon


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BDKJMU wrote:
Mon Jun 15, 2020 12:12 pm
Posted this in the 'Miscellaneous news items that don't warrant their own thread' but it really belongs here...
African American Reparation Bill Passes California Assembly
https://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2020/06 ... -assembly/
I'm all for giving a former slave money.

I haven't read this article but wasn't Cali a free state that joined in the 1850s? Is this anything other than feel good legislation?
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