San Jose, California is building a taller, stronger wall to stop homeless individuals from staying in their neighborhood in order to please homeowners who do not want them within their sights.
The neighborhood wants to stop homeless individuals from returning to an encampment under a nearby freeway.
Caltrans has repeatedly cleaned up the large encampment under I-280, but the homeless keep returning.
Just goes to show that liberals only want to truly help those in need as long as it does not inconvenience them. Every liberal in that neighborhood should be letting these homeless folks sleep on their couches.
While this new solution has some homeowners pleased, it is generating a lot of anger in the community.
Laura Nunez, who has lived on Macredes Avenue in San Jose most of her life, said everything changed on her street when homeless people began using the rickety chain link fence at the end of the block as a doorway to their encampments along I-280.
“Every time Caltrans would come out and repair it…as soon as they left they cut a hole in it and they just use that…that was their main access point to go in and out,” said Nunez. “We’ve had to live with their garbage. We’ve had to live with drug paraphernalia. The kids haven’t been able come out to play.”
Caltrans and the city heard the neighbors’ complaints and on Monday, workers were out building a taller barrier at the freeway on-ramp and on Macredes Avenue.
Some critics are comparing the new wall to President Trump’s proposed border wall.
Jaime Foberg, the founder of “In Their Shoes” homeless advocacy said, “I think of Trump. And I think how horrible it is that they would keep people out. It really does make me sad.”
The new 8-foot-tall fence is rigid and much stronger, with smaller holes to make it difficult to cut or climb.
Neighbors hope it will make the campers move on, but those who work with the homeless argue the city is giving them nowhere else to go.
The liberal hypocrisy is huge in the Bay Area.
California has given so much away to illegal aliens that there is not much left for citizens. You will note that these homeless people are US citizens. While some are homeless by choice, many just cannot get resources because it has been sucked up by non-citizens.
Neighbors say there are about 60 people living at the homeless encampment. It’s believed most moved there after the city closed down the huge encampment known as “The Jungle” two years ago.
Why were they not just given housing and food. Why were they not just given a college education? They are surrounded by liberals! It is just 60 people!!!
Not one in that neighborhood decided to find some way to help, yet they all can find time to fight for a wall! Hypocrisy at its finest!
If that neighborhood had started focusing on getting those people help, after 2 years, they could have cleaned the place out! But they do not have time for that. They are too busy with their lives.
Liberals are pure hypocrites. Homeless haters!!!
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