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Annals of “Liberals Destroy Everything They Touch,” Seattle Edition
These are just a few of the stories at the top of the KOMO News site this morning. Every single story shows how the radicals running local government have destroyed everything they touch.
The City of Seattle encourages (does not punish) public drug use, especially in and around the burgeoning homeless encampments: Seattle Police Officer Pricked by Used Needle in Seattle Park
Also related to the drug scene around Seattle, evidence that there is no plan to decrease the use of illegal drugs in the city: Public Libraries and YMCAs to get Narcan(r) to Prevent Opioid Overdoses
And Seattle/King County does have enabling legislation to allow “Safe Injection Sites” where illegal-drug addicts can “shoot up,” supervised by nurses. They just can’t seem to find the ideal site, so none has opened up yet. I have read that they are considering “mobile” drug dens, so no permanent site will be necessary. I can just see the ads now: “Hey, Burien Drug Addicts! Meet your Mobile Drug Den at Fourth and Highway 900, Monday at 3 PM!”
North Seattle Shooting Marks Five-Year High in Homicides in North Precinct, City Says.
And Seattle has passed the most restrictive gun-storage laws in recent memory, essentially requiring legal gun owners to lock up their firearms where they cannot be obtained by anyone easily (especially the homeowner with the burglar or rapist at the door). Yeah, buy that gun for self-defense, and we will mandate that it be unavailable to you when you need it most.
Sound Transit: Replacing Broken Escalators at UW Station to Cost More than $20 Million
Everyone in the Seattle-Everett-Tacoma area is paying through the nose (car-tab tax, property tax, sales tax) for this useless Choo-Choo Train that one percent of the population will ride. Everyone has heard of the huge (predicted) cost-overruns associated with this boondoggle, and this is one of the most egregious. It seems that they need very long escalators to carry riders from the street down to the underground train station by the University of Washington. The radicals who run (?) un-Sound Transit ordered “commercial-grade” escalators instead of “transit-grade” escalators, probably to save costs. Yeah, big savings! Not only are transit riders inconvenienced by having to walk up and down hundreds of stairs to get to and from the train, but no costs were saved, and more costs will now have to be incurred! On my dime!
Police: Car Thefts up From a Year Ago in Seattle
Seattle police have essentially stopped responding to most property crimes in the city. Is it any wonder that we try our best to stay the hell out of Seattle? The city is almost literally going to hell in a handbasket. In general, the people of Seattle get the government they elect.
Originally posted on RushBabe49.com.Published in Culture
In other words, it’s corporate greed.
So the officer will now be on a battery of powerful medications to try to prevent aggressive and formerly exotic diseases from taking hold. And the officer, if exposed to HIV, even if it does not manifest, may be at increased risk for an exceedingly rare and aggressive cancer. Our federal Public Health Service was originally created to contain and stop the spread of dangerous disease.
It is about time for federal take over of municipalities that refuse to enforce basic public health.
I’m not in favor of a federal takeover. Building a wall around the city might be a good idea, though.
Ooh, and we have just the perfect Federal Government to drive the local government just totally batty (yes, it’s possible to be more batty than they already are). Hey, Seattle…
Donald Trump’s minions are coming…
Just tell them you need regular lead injections and who are they to question that. You became addicted as a teenager just using .22’s and now it’s grown to 9mm habit.
This here is an emotional support pistol.