Skip to comments.Austin's homeless problem could force some downtown businesses to close early
Posted on 08/24/2019 1:16:50 PM PDT by bgill
Some Austin business owners say the homeless problem is now a homeless crisis. One downtown business owner says he may start closing early to keep employees and customers safe...In June, the Austin City Council changed the homeless ordinances to allow sitting, lying and camping in more public spaces, including sidewalks. Staley says that's when one homeless man moved in. All his belongings are right here up against our patio and we can't do anything about it. We can't. The police can't, said Staley. The patio on Congress Avenue was designed as a shady spot for tourists and locals to grab a quick meal. Can you camp right next to a patio? asked Staley...If the rules don't change the Congress Avenue store might start closing at 6 p.m. instead of midnight. Staley says the safety of employees and customers is the reason why.
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You want to keep Austin weird? Welp, there you go.
The Left targets our prettiest places and they are the kiss of death. They don’t know how to run their own lives but they certainly try to run (RUIN) everybody elses’ lives.
Liberal idiot Mayor and City Council.
Thats why I dont care. I feel the same way about SF, Baltimore, Philly, LA, Seattle, Portland, Venezuela..........
Enjoy the mess you’ve created liberals. The longer you let this go on the worse it’s gonna get.
Austin used to be a nice, if liberal, town.
Soon to be known as Austin Shitty Limits
You can always beat them with a hickory broom handle.
Likely no broken bones, but it hurts for nearly a month.
A real attention getter.
Just regularly confront them near your business and always carry that broom. A GOOD broom with a 1in pole/handle.
Wait for the inevitable.
They won’t come back.
Is Austin's political hierarchy native Texas or imported?
More important to take care of illegal aliens and refugees than homeless American’s, I guess. Liberals are a curse on humanity.
But, then again, before we all spouting off too much, it would be wise to find out who these business owners voted for.
Is it possible when the Democrats get in charge of a city now they run it into the ground with idea that the next time they control the House, Senate and White House they can declare a national emergency because of the failing cities and declare martial law until they get the problems fixed...by the way forget about elections.
The People’s Anti-Christian Socialist Kakistocracy of Austin is out to become the Schithole capital of Texas.
What a dreadful situation.
Send them to nice shady spots such as The University of Texas campus, the Mayors yard, all the City Councils yards, Police chief etc: see how long that lasts.
This isnt 1962. You will be caught on surveillance camera and charged with felony assault and battery.
It shows that even in Texas if you turn a city over to the Rats it becomes sh**hole.
Why are hobos allowed to live within city limits...
Elections have consequences. Time to move back to San Francshitsco.
We Texans are sick to death of carpet baggers such as Austins Mayor Adler and Houstons Sheila Jackson Lee relocating to Texas to spread their cancerous Leftism. If we could get rid off all the hypocritical parasites who have come to feed off the Texas oil-based economy, while advocating its destruction, we would be grateful.
Nothing weirder than stepping in drugged out human $#it on the public sidewalk. Nor trying to dodge rats infected with diseases that vaccinations won’t prevent nor antibiotics will cure.
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