Skip to comments.'You're Our Only Hope!': Liberal Austin Cries out for Republicans to Save It
Posted on 07/18/2019 8:22:49 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
Since Austin's liberal policy on homeless camping went into effect on July 1, the big question is how much of an impact would it really have? Was the issue overblown? Would Austin residents see homeless camps pop up all over town or not? And would Austin, woke and weird capital that it is, object to it all?
The results are in and growing. And if Los Angeles is any guide, they are urgent. Mayor Steve Adler recently traveled to L.A. to "learn" how to handle homelessness from the Democrat-run city. Austin and L.A. both have permissive camping policies.
An ever-growing number of rodents in California -- particularly in Los Angeles -- is being fueled by a spiking homeless population and restrictions on rodenticides that are risking a public health crisis, according to a study released Tuesday.
Rodent's can carry dangerous diseases such as typhus, plague and salmonella, in addition to their roles contributing to asthma.
Is this Austin's future now?
The camps and lawlessness are becoming a visible part of the Austin landscape all over the city. Austinites are posting photos on Twitter to alert Mayor Steve Adler and the media, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, and each other as they see new camps or campers.
Homeless encampment at 290 & Westgate. @MayorAdler this is very concerning. Public health/safety must be a priority. Thank U @Austin_Police for responding quickly. #OneAustin #SaferTogether #PublicSafetyFirst SUPPORT FUNDING 4 First Responders. @GovAbbott please take action. pic.twitter.com/a6HW9wmiuA
Joell McNew (@JSM_ATX) July 15, 2019
Yes, that's a fire burning right under the roadway.
You'll notice several tweets from the AnnsKitchen_ATX feed. That's a play on the name of Austin city council member Ann Kitchen, who voted along with Mayor Adler to enable homeless camping all over town, except city hall and the public parks. Like Adler and other city council members, Kitchen has largely gone silent on homelessness since approving the permissive camping policy.
Free for all in Austin, Texas, unless of course you're the tax payer. (SoCo) 7/8/19 Thanks @MayorAdler @D5Kitchen @CM_Renteria #austinhomeless #ATXcouncil @fox7austin @spencercronk @KXAN_News pic.twitter.com/uM8eF1B2XX
AnnsKitchen_ATX (@AnnskitchenA) July 9, 2019
Who would want to start a business in Austin TX? Homeless drug users camping on the street. Guess that's what the mayor and council wants pic.twitter.com/5sdWrcScQp
Nick (@Ed_Nichols1) July 9, 2019
@GregAbbott_TX when is the homeless prolem in austin gonna be addressed &cleaned up? This is an example of how bad the situation is in S Austin esp Dist. 5 which Ann Kitchen does not address. (Location: south congress & west Ben white blvd). disgusting pic.twitter.com/S0xd7VDWWL
TechAddictz (@TechAddictz) July 9, 2019
Good news everyone free rooms outside the @JWMarriottATX! Just pitch a tent outside and bring all your stuff. This is 100% legal according to new Austin city ordinance. Lived on this block for 6 years, never a tent till today. #austinhomeless @MayorAdler @ATXPOA @KXAN_News pic.twitter.com/KRtrLzfa5X
Neville Medhora (@nevmed) July 9, 2019
Townlake is a great trail in Austin for hiking, biking and running....
AnnsKitchen_ATX (@AnnskitchenA) July 8, 2019
Youre definitely right....but hopefully less than here. Went downstairs to @RoyalBlueATX and in one block theres THREE #austinhomeless. Most notably this guy right across the street taking a relaxing nap. Thanks to @MayorAdler ordinance theres no repercussions. pic.twitter.com/ZkPvDpExuq
Neville Medhora (@nevmed) July 10, 2019
AnnsKitchen_ATX (@AnnskitchenA) July 14, 2019
⭐️Mackenzie⭐️ (@mkelly007) July 7, 2019
⭐️Mackenzie⭐️ (@mkelly007) July 15, 2019
AnnsKitchen_ATX (@AnnskitchenA) July 7, 2019
@GovAbbott you are the only hope in overturning this ridiculous law by @MayorAdler. Only 182 unsheltered #AustinHomeless are ruining the entire city. Within 8 days of the new ordinance passing, this is how Austins 6th entertainment district looks: pic.twitter.com/LuHqLNdVFM
Neville Medhora (@nevmed) July 12, 2019
Do watch the video in journalist Phil Prazan's tweet above. I mentioned it in the last missive on this misguided misadventure. It offers a glimmer of hope that Austin may wake up in time to save itself.
What’s the problem , you voted for it
Going to L.A. to see how to handle a ‘homelessness’ problem is like going to Chicago to see how to handle a gun problem................
Gov. Abbott should do NOTHING. If Gov. Abbott comes to the rescue, those liberal maggots will learn nothing, and continue to elect Democrats.
Let the liberal scum choke on their chosen filth. Maybe, just maybe the horrid conditions will inspire a few of them to vote in a more responsible manner.
Meanwhile, enjoy what you’ve asked for, Austin.
Let some of them camp on the UT football field. That will cure this problem in half a heartbeat.
I hope the homeless camp out on the UT campus.
Looks like the encampments are now known as Adlervilles.
And while you're at it, give them free tuition as well. /s
Bingo!! Austin has always been a blueberry patch in a strawberry field. Let them figure it out for themselves that liberal policies simply mean "shared misery" for all.
That's exactly what they are. Leave them to stew in their own fecal matter and smell. F'em. They got what they voted for.
I don’t see much solar in that picture - yet ...
Elections have consequences.
Play stupid games win stupid prizes.
They could try West Palm Beach’s solution: blast the homeless camps 24/7 with endless “Baby Shark (doo doo doo doo doo doo)” and “Raining Tacos.”
I will add Austin, TX to my “sites to avoid” when I travel during retirement. I will spend my time and money elsewhere.
Im thinking the same thing. Let them feel the consequences of their LIEberal pipe dreams. How hypocritical of the dont lead by example leftists political skunks in Austin to ban homeless encampments at City Hall. Keep voting DemoRats you fools.
But...but...Compassion shouldn’t cost us anything.
California’s problems are exacerbated by Weed legalization. People go there to get high all day and they need a cheap/free place to live. I have a cousin out there farming weed for a company. All he does is get high.
Austin created this problem.
Austin can fix this problem.
“Keep Austin weird”.
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