Although they’re never labeled as such, the San Francisco Chronicle typically has two to three articles each week demonstrating the inherent dysfunctions of liberalism. One recent example was a front page story “No Quick Fix for Life in Projects.” The article chronicles the disheartening experiences of the thousands of residents in the city’s 6,476 units in its 45 public housing projects. “Residents who live in public housing told the Chronicle they constantly deal with violence, units infested with roaches and mice, heating that doesn’t work and major mold and mildew problems.”
There´s a single key concept in that article that liberals will never grasp...
Government housing projects have been utter disasters wherever they have been tried regardless of how much money was spent. It’s about the concept, not the money.
I remember when ´public housing´ was pioneered in NYC in a big way in the 60´s. The several buildings lasted a few years before they were basically condemned and torn down. One of the ´noted´ issues was that several elevators jammed constantly - by virtue of ´compacting´ the rubbish people couldn´t be bothered to dispose of properly, and simply tossed down elevator shafts...
We have essentially *solidified* a huge segment of the nation that is cradle-to-grave ´welfare recipient´ - rather than self-sufficient human being.
Sure there are people who could use a leg up, but as designed by government - the leg is removed from a free-standing entity in order to facilitate the collapse of both.
Article pins the runaway costs on union labor MANDATED for these housing projects.
So let me see if I got this right:
1. Dems create the projects and housing authorities. 2. Dems fill up the projects with faithful Dem voters. 3. Dems staff the housing authorities with drones who are basically union shills. 4. Dems create a mandated system of using ONLY union labor to fix the projects. 5. Unions kick back huge $$$ in way of campaign donations to Dems.
....and conservatives have been offering real workable solutions for decades only to be mocked while the left uses minorities like cheap whores. We have lost and all we can do it seems is continue to watch and say "I told ya so" until things unravel completely.
1. Could there be a disconnect between reality and what the Left "knows"? [Guess which the Left bases its policies on and implements when in power?]
"You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality." ~~ Ayn Rand
2. The tragedy is that a few simple choices [like being productive; honest; self-sufficient] can get anyone out of these "projects." One need not have the highest of skills and intelligence to live in reasonably decent conditions in the US.
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