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2019-04-19 Home Front: Politix
Another line they cut into: Illegals get free public housing as impoverished Americans wait
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Posted by Besoeker 2019-04-19 01:39|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6500 views ]  Top

#1 Don't know about the illegals and free housing, but homeless here in San Diego sure are not getting housing..in fact, the situation is getting out of control...
Posted by crazyhorse 2019-04-19 10:21||   2019-04-19 10:21|| Front Page Top

#2 Creating a housing shortage boosts rents.
Who lives on rents?
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2019-04-19 11:29||   2019-04-19 11:29|| Front Page Top

#3 As much as I oppose illegal immigration, we have a homeless problem because we do not enforce our vagrancy laws. My understanding is that some judge blocked said enforcement because municipalities don't provide enough "affordable housing".

Affordable housing is a phrase that triggers me in the worst way. In San Diego, in most if not all of San Diego County, affordable housing is impossible unless the definition of affordable is stretched beyond all recognition. The minute this county's property taxes are imposed, affordability flies out the window. Besides that, the people that you see sleeping in tents on sidewalks, in river valleys and under bridges will never be able to afford anything more than a bottle of cheap wine, cigarettes or a hit of meth. They are simply no damn good for anything else. And so, we are told, we must tolerate their urine and feces and used needles in the streets, their diseases, their panhandling and the trash they strew about their little encampments.

Illegal immigrants may be uneducated and unskilled but they are motivated and they will work. That doesn't mean I believe we should provide housing for them. California's politicians chant "affordable housing" like some kind of a mantra. Their solution is to turn this whole state into a slum. They think everybody in the whole wide world who wants to live here should be able to do so and that those of us who already live here should be happy to sacrifice our quality of life to enable them. Bullshit. Coastal California is prime real estate. It was never meant for people who are too lazy and/or stupid to buy into it. If you want to live here you must work hard and work smart. You must compete for the kind of a job that will allow you to pay for it. Nobody, not the government or anybody else, owes it to you.

There is plenty of room out in the desert for affordable housing.
Posted by Abu Uluque 2019-04-19 13:05||   2019-04-19 13:05|| Front Page Top

#4 Wait. You mean migrants are getting housing when historically-disadvantaged city dwellers wait?
Posted by Bobby 2019-04-19 16:24||   2019-04-19 16:24|| Front Page Top

#5 Those damn Rethuglicans....oh, wait
Posted by Frank G 2019-04-19 20:39||   2019-04-19 20:39|| Front Page Top

#6 Those damn Rethuglicans....oh, wait

More evidence the Republicans hate poor people. And immigrants. Especially poor immigrants. Of color.

OK, it's not 'evidence' evidence. But we don't need evidence to know what we know because we already know it. QED, bitches!
Posted by SteveS 2019-04-19 21:17||   2019-04-19 21:17|| Front Page Top

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