Did you know that Seattle spends $100,000 “to help” every homeless man, woman and child there!
Yes folks…, it’s true.
$100,000 a person!!!
Seattle and its surrounding suburbs spend ONE BILLION DOLLARS A YEAR addressing the homeless situation there!
So what can be the problem you ask?
Well, the simple answer is that Seattle is considered by many to be the most liberal city in the United States.
When liberals are running the show, NO AMOUNT OF MONEY IS EVER ENOUGH!
Think about it!
If you just gave a homeless family of four $100,000 each, or $400,000 (I was always good at math!), they should be able to live very comfortably.
In fact, more comfortably than most people in this country!
$400,000 a year would allow you a mortgage or rent payment of over $8,000 a month, spending only a quarter of your money for housing!
That would leave this family over $300,000 a year for utilities, food, and anything else they would need.
In other words…, THEY’D BE LIVING PRETTY DAMN GOOD!
Even a single homeless person could afford a mortgage or rent payment of $4,000 a month with over $4,000 left over for other needs.
Again…, a better available budget than most Americans.
SO WHAT THE HELL IS THE PROBLEM HERE!!!
I know rent in Seattle is expensive, but it isn’t that much!
Oh yeah…, I forgot…, we have liberals in charge here.
The liberals/democrats don’t really want to solve the problem…, they want to retain their power and their bureaucracy, while punishing and blaming the people who pay for all of their foolishness.
Ok, granted, many of these homeless people have mental health issues and/or drug addiction problems.
THIS IS STILL MORE THAN ENOUGH MONEY TO HOUSE THEM AND TREAT THEM!!!
With that much money being spent, THERE IS NO EXCUSE WHY THESE PEOPLE HAVE TO LIVE OUT ON THE STREET!
So where is all of this money going if it’s not going to the help the homeless people up there in Seattle?
You can bet the money is mostly going to an “army” of county administrators, and staff who do their best to make sure that, with whatever money is left, there are enough clean needles to go around for all of the homeless drug users.
If the situation wasn’t so sad and pathetic, it’d be comical.
Oh…, and did you know that Seattle is in King county there in Washington state?
Yes. They renamed their county after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. back in 1986.
I doubt that Dr. King knew where the hell Seattle was, nor would he probably care.
I’m sure he appreciated the sentiment, however.
According to Barnini Chakraborty of Fox News, “Seattle residents blame inefficient elected officials for homeless problem, and say they’ve ‘lost faith’ in system.”
They just figured all that out now?!
Who do they think elected these buffoons?
We’ve got the clueless electing the brainless up there in Seattle.
Did you also realize that “the richest man in America calls Seattle home?”
These ultra rich people tend to donate quite a bit of money…, mostly to ease their guilt.
The “richest man in America” could easily match the billion dollars being spent by taxpayers in Seattle, and double all of the figures we showed could be available for the homeless there.
Yes…, “the richest man in America call Seattle home, and “so do thousands of others who are forced onto the streets because they are too poor, too addicted or too detached from reality. At night, the city’s homeless sleep wherever they can — in tents crammed in parking garages, in parks or under highway overpasses. Some feel victimized by a society that has moved on without them. Others feel preyed upon by politicians eager to push pet projects and scattered initiatives that make themselves look good but do little else. Sick of stepping over used condoms, broken lighters and needles, residents say they are heartbroken to see the city they’ve loved turn into a dangerous, drug-infested den of filth and human misery.”
“Seattle officials are quick to blame big businesses operating in the area — Starbucks, Microsoft and Amazon — for driving up housing costs.”
Typical liberal move. Trying to shift the blame onto the business sector.
Damn these big businesses for providing thousands of jobs to the people of our community!
I think I’ve shown that affording the rent in Seattle should not be an issue for these homeless people.
“In an effort to address the homeless crisis, Seattle’s City Council has looked at different ways to raise money. In May 2018, they unanimously approved a $275 tax per employee on Seattle’s largest employers. Pitched as a progressive revenue source aimed at tackling homelessness, the tax was estimated to raise $47 million a year.”
They want to spend more money?!
Like I said earlier…, when democrats are running the show, NO AMOUNT OF MONEY IS EVER GOING TO BE ENOUGH!
“Residents say there is a deep disconnect between them and those in charge and say elected officials are tone-deaf and offer up simple solutions to a complex problem.”
Uh, in my opinion it is just the opposite.
Elected officials are offering up complex and costly solutions to a problem that could be addressed with simpler, common sense, solutions.
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