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Paramount
Member
Mon Oct 08 09:32:09
It looks like more and more Americans are becoming homeless in Trump's America. It's a deepening crisis. Trump will send taxpayers dollars to Saudi Barbaria, Apartheid Israel and Shithole Egypt. But he won't make America better for Americans.



Homeless in US: A deepening crisis on the streets of America

They seem to be almost everywhere, in places old and new, no age spared. Sleeping on cardboard or bare ground, the homeless come together under bridges and trees, their belongings in plastic bags symbolising lives on the move.

Many have arrived on the streets just recently, victims of the same prosperity that has transformed cities across the US West Coast. As officials struggle to respond to this growing crisis, some say things are likely to get worse.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-45442596
Hot Rod
Revved Up
Mon Oct 08 09:40:52

I think the reason they ***ARRIVED RECENTLY*** is because most of them are illegal.

werewolf dictator
Member
Mon Oct 08 10:07:45
blasey ford lives in northern california bay area in crappy house valued at $3.3 million.. no shit people will end up homeless there

liberals run bureaucratic hellholes wherever they govern
Wrath of Orion
Member
Mon Oct 08 10:26:13
Hey look, it's Racist Rod!
Hot Rod
Revved Up
Mon Oct 08 10:29:04

Hey look, it's stupid woo.

Aeros
Member
Mon Oct 08 11:48:42
There is something very wrong with you if you are homeless in America. Usually mental disorders or drugs.
Paramount
Member
Mon Oct 08 11:52:57
Recently, as since Trump became president. Well, that’s what I think anyway. People had it better when Obama was president.
Dukhat
Member
Mon Oct 08 12:00:52
Lack of capital controls in a world full of liquidity. Chinese billionaires explode the value of homes in California by seeking to buy "safe" assets. Cities have all the jobs but also attract extra liquidity causing housing to be unaffordable.

Laissez Faire run amuck.
Paramount
Member
Mon Oct 08 12:01:51
Booming demand in an area with limited housing offers quickly drove the cost of living up, and those who were financially on the limit lost the ability they once had to afford a place.

"Even though the economy has never been stronger," Mayor Ted Wheeler, a Democrat, said, "inequality [is] growing at an alarming rate and the benefits from a [growing] economy are increasingly concentrated in fewer and fewer hands... We have increasing disparity all across the United States, and that's definitely impacting people."


^ It doesn’t sound like they have problem with drugs. It sounds like america has a problem with inequality and that maybe Bernie Sanders is the cure.
patom
Member
Mon Oct 08 12:45:32
There are many problems that bring about homeless people.
Many have mental illness and no means to gain access to psychiatric care. Public Mental Hospitals are a thing of the past that were mostly emptied and shut down 40 years ago. The only place you can find psychiatric care givers in any real numbers is in the larger urban areas. Even then you probably can't afford them if you can get an appointment.

Many just can't afford the higher rents that are being demanded in the urban areas where they work and can't afford the transportation costs involved in commuting from lower rent areas. Or in states like Calif. public transportation is not near what it is on the East coast.

Paramount
Member
Mon Oct 08 13:04:12
So why doesn’t the politicians fix this? Their first priority should be Americans, and not Saudi Barbarians.
Paramount
Member
Mon Oct 08 13:08:38
this = public mental hospitals
Wrath of Orion
Member
Mon Oct 08 13:37:50
"So why doesn’t the politicians fix this?"

Perhaps they think like Racist Rod.
Dukhat
Member
Mon Oct 08 13:44:25
Because republicans are controlled by their media and their media is controlled by billionaires like the koch brothers who seek only to keep them radicalized while they rob them and future generations blind.

Ever notice how there is no idealogical diversity among republicans. They are all white victimhood men’s rights reactionaries. Forwyn virtue signals he’s libertarian but he believes all the same lies becuase he reads all the samenews sources.

Dumb white men are entrenched in toxic masculinity.
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