San Francisco’s 20 years of lax law enforcement, no illegal immigration enforcement, and a growing government has turned the once beautiful city into a crime ridden haven.
The Golden Gate Bridge has always been a major attraction to see while in San Francisco. Now streets are strewn with other attractions: discarded syringes, human feces, and the smell of public urination in its subway systems and elevators that is so prolific it damages the elevators and escalators.
Marc Joffe, a director of research at the California Policy Center think tank said, “There’s a very tolerant attitude. You can very much do anything on the streets you want. As members of a civilized society, there are things you should not accept. But we have ignored that… and there is nobody on the other side setting limits.”
Democratic state Representative David Chu of San Francisco defended his city and said, “San Francisco is a world-class city with tremendous natural beauty and diverse progressive residents. We value inclusiveness and innovation, which is why so many social justice movements and tech companies have started here. We must be doing something right when 25 million visitors came last year and our economy is thriving.”
San Francisco has been known for decades for being lax and “counter-culture” since way back in the 1960’s. However, this “don’t hassle anyone” attitude has apparently caught up with them.
According to Fox News, “San Francisco now ranks at or near the top of numerous national surveys tracking homelessness, the cost of housing and other issues.”
San Francisco also has the honor of topping the nation with the most property crime, according to the FBI.
The Neighborhood Scout site stated, “With a crime rate of 70 per one thousand residents, San Francisco has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes. One’s chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 14. Within California, more than 98% of the communities have a lower crime rate than San Francisco.”
San Francisco is also seeing a rise in reports of syringes and feces sightings, up 41% and 39% from 2015 and that’s low compared to some of the hardest-hit areas reporting a 77 percent rise in discarded syringes and a 140 percent rise in feces.
San Francisco has also begun to feel the effects of negative media headlines such as “Why San Francisco is the Worst Place Ever,” “34 percent of Bay Area Residents are Ready to Leave,” and “Complaints of Syringes and Feces Rise Dramatically in SF.”
On top of all that is going wrong there, San Francisco wants to spend 5 million dollars on lawyers to defend illegal immigrants from deportation as San Francisco faces the loss of millions of dollars if they defy the new administration’s request for them to give up their sanctuary city status.
H/T: Fox News
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