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Suddenly socialism isn't so appealing. :rolleyes:
 

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Spread the wealth. Maybe into Nancy Pelosi’s neighborhood in San Fran.
 
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Have any of you seen the old movie "Soilant Green" with Charlton Heston? We are headed that way now and most of you will actually see it happen in your lifetime. Overpopulation is going to be the downfall of civilization as we know it now. So you might want to prepare for it soon, if not tomorrow.
 

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The global population growth rate is decreasing. And while there may be nearly 8 billion people on this planet, there are only 320 million here. And our growth rate is below the global and decreasing. The population will not grow unchecked.

As far as the homeless... I don't get it other than all the money we give to take care of it. The article was pretty weak, lots of hyperbole, short on facts. The "homeless" problems seem to be growing everywhere but no real reason. Growing up in Vegas there were pretty large shanty towns... then the cops would finally bulldoze the place... but right now... public drug use, intoxication, loitering, defecation, urination, trespassing, camping... all against the law. Not really sure why it's such a problem.
 
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Drug addiction. It is a huge part of the problem.
Gee... maybe we should consider changing our idiotic drug policy that has failed for decades and put us in this mess.... just a thought.
 
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Gee... maybe we should consider changing our idiotic drug policy that has failed for decades and put us in this mess.... just a thought.
Legalizing drugs may help jail populations but won’t decrease junkies living on the streets. If it did there would be no winos.

Addicts are defined by addictions not by the drug or alcohol of their choice.
 

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Legalizing drugs may help jail populations but won’t decrease junkies living on the streets. If it did there would be no winos.

Addicts are defined by addictions not by the drug or alcohol of their choice.
I agree... legalization... or at least decriminalization of use is about not funding criminal enterprizes which funds corruption. That's only part of the problem. But treating addicts as criminals is not working either... I'm totally down for locking up criminals committing crimes regardless or the reason... but criminalizing use and addictions... doesn't seem to be working, does it?
 
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There are millions of useless humans roaming the planet in search of their next fix and a place to poop. The less personal responsibility we accept from these people, the less they provide. I certainly don’t know what the answer is, but simply warehousing them doesn’t seem to be improving things for anyone. About the best we can hope for is that they suddenly have enough pride in themselves to feed and house themselves? You know that’s never going to happen.

Soylent green may be the answer, whether it’s politically correct or not.
 

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As George Carlin used to say
Everyone is for it until they are stricken with the NIMBY syndrome.
Not
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Yard!!

All the lefties are for socialism until the effects of be socialist start to infringe on them.

STOP letting 100k a month of illegals in would help Im sure.

They are building Tent Cities on the in Donna TX (Laredo) to hold them now.

We need to Roll up the welcome mat not Roll it out as we are now.

We have a large number of homeless (both legal and illegals) here in SATX


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My wife has said, for months, that if Nancy Pelosi really believes all the crap she spouts about immigrants she should open the gates on the walls to her house/property and let some set up tents inside the walls.

Don't expect we'll see that though. Those folks are above the rest of us and don't see the need to experience what they push on everyone else.
 

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Illegals coming in from Central and South America that enter Mexico to come to the US should be made to stay in Mexico. After all it is Mexico's problem for letting them storm their southern border. Mexico needs to handle the consequences for letting illegals enter their country. This should not be our problem.
 

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If these illegal immigrants made it from central america they should go a little farther to pelosi and her sanctuary cities.
San Francisco is starting to look like Detroit anyway.
 

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I agree... legalization... or at least decriminalization of use is about not funding criminal enterprizes which funds corruption. That's only part of the problem. But treating addicts as criminals is not working either... I'm totally down for locking up criminals committing crimes regardless or the reason... but criminalizing use and addictions... doesn't seem to be working, does it?
I don't know about treating addicts as criminals but I do know that addicts should be helped and if that doesn't work they need to be exited from the premises. There's no reason that law abiding and tax paying people have to have addicts crapping on the sidewalk in front of their houses and living in tents on the sidewalk. I hope they get help, one good way to get off drugs is 180 days in jail, but either way I'm not going to let them live in my neighborhood and crap on my streets.

And I don't see how doing things to make it easier to be an addict makes sense, and I don't see how a country with easier access to dope / crack / heroin is a better country.
 

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I don't know about treating addicts as criminals but I do know that addicts should be helped and if that doesn't work they need to be exited from the premises. There's no reason that law abiding and tax paying people have to have addicts crapping on the sidewalk in front of their houses and living in tents on the sidewalk. I hope they get help, one good way to get off drugs is 180 days in jail, but either way I'm not going to let them live in my neighborhood and crap on my streets.

And I don't see how doing things to make it easier to be an addict makes sense, and I don't see how a country with easier access to dope / crack / heroin is a better country.
The point is access is already easy. You can't stop it. They get all they want. It's already legalized through oxy and Adderall. Drug companies make 10s of illions of dollars feeding addiction. The solution has never been and never will be stoping the supply... You have to stop the addiction.

All 180 days in jail does is interrupt it for 180 days... "maybe"... Cause they still get dope into jails and prison. They need 180 days in rehab. And one sure way to make more of any problem, is to fuel it with government money. Think tuition, prisons, welfare.... The last thing we need is government fueled addiction...

It's real simple... Millions of Americans use substances recreational without problems... Let them. Stop allowing criminal enterprises to charge $100 for a $2 substance to fund criminal enterprises. You break the law to fund your addiction, you suffer criminal prosecution. You addiction is causing harm to yourself and society, then you go to rehab. You refuse to stay clean, then you are adjudicated habitual and removed... No different that mental health used to be. And that is what tax is supposed to be... A tax on profits to pay for the problems of cars driving on streets and addicts abusing drugs. The drug companies should be paying for the opiod epedemic they caused... Instead of making themselves and shareholders rich. Most of those MF'ers should be brought up on RICO charges and put in prison.

Bottom line is you have to fix the problem, you have to lower the demand, cause stopping the supply has been proven to be completely ineffective for decades.... 100s of billions of dollars to fund drug cartels, corruption, and making America the leading incarceration country in the entire world, we have absolutely militarized out police departments, they all police for profit, civil forfeiture is absolute strong arm robbery... Gee, why do we have so many addicts still.... Sorry... Gee, why is America #1 in addiction, incarceration, and gun violence... As in actual gun use among criminals.... It is painfully obvious what we are doing is not working. And capping in public is already against the law...
 

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The point is access is already easy. You can't stop it. They get all they want. It's already legalized through oxy and Adderall. Drug companies make 10s of illions of dollars feeding addiction. The solution has never been and never will be stoping the supply... You have to stop the addiction.

All 180 days in jail does is interrupt it for 180 days... "maybe"... Cause they still get dope into jails and prison. They need 180 days in rehab. And one sure way to make more of any problem, is to fuel it with government money. Think tuition, prisons, welfare.... The last thing we need is government fueled addiction...

It's real simple... Millions of Americans use substances recreational without problems... Let them. Stop allowing criminal enterprises to charge $100 for a $2 substance to fund criminal enterprises. You break the law to fund your addiction, you suffer criminal prosecution. You addiction is causing harm to yourself and society, then you go to rehab. You refuse to stay clean, then you are adjudicated habitual and removed... No different that mental health used to be. And that is what tax is supposed to be... A tax on profits to pay for the problems of cars driving on streets and addicts abusing drugs. The drug companies should be paying for the opiod epedemic they caused... Instead of making themselves and shareholders rich. Most of those MF'ers should be brought up on RICO charges and put in prison.

Bottom line is you have to fix the problem, you have to lower the demand, cause stopping the supply has been proven to be completely ineffective for decades.... 100s of billions of dollars to fund drug cartels, corruption, and making America the leading incarceration country in the entire world, we have absolutely militarized out police departments, they all police for profit, civil forfeiture is absolute strong arm robbery... Gee, why do we have so many addicts still.... Sorry... Gee, why is America #1 in addiction, incarceration, and gun violence... As in actual gun use among criminals.... It is painfully obvious what we are doing is not working. And capping in public is already against the law...
In a world of increasingly stupid people, where companies can't find enough employees to come to work not on drugs, with the mentally ill and drug addicts living in tents on streets and crapping everywhere, your solution is to make drugs cheaper with less of a social stigma. Yeah, respectfully I don't agree. The "war on drugs" is ineffective yet better than any alternatives, and the more we make it easier and more acceptable to be a druggie the worse society gets.

I'm all for helping addicts, several times even, but at some point the help ends and if you really want to drug yourself to death then by all means do so but not on my streets or near my house and family. Sorry, at a certain point you've made your choice and you'll live with the results.
 
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