Filthy San Francisco Is Driving People Away, The Latest Will Cost Them $40 Million

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The filth of one of America’s most-liberal cities is costing them big. San Francisco streets are so full of human feces, that they’ve just lost out on a deal. They are poised to lose even more, thanks to their terrible leadership.

The incredible amount of filth and poop in San Francisco streets is costing them millions. (Photo Credit: Bernard Spragg/Flickr, Franco Folini/Flickr)

Do you think it’s a surprise that one of the most liberal cities on the West Coast is flowing with poop? San Francisco is the home to some of the most outrageous and irresponsible liberalism in the country. It’s also the city with the highest rents and cost of living (try to figure that one out). And on top of that, it has a skyrocketing homeless crisis.

Thanks to the city’s lax drug enforcement—along with toxic, Democratic leadership—San Francisco is a wreck. Thousands of homeless people fill the streets. It is a mix of the mentally ill, drug addicted, and illegal immigrant. The city does nothing to address the situation.

Perhaps in better cities, the leaders would take steps to improve the situation. Maybe find ways of cleaning up the city—literally and figuratively. Good leadership can improve law enforcement, bring in economic opportunities, and encourage the addicted to find help. We’ve seen this happen all over America.

But I guess San Francisco likes its squalor. The liberal leadership of this deeply blue city isn’t interested in fixing its massive problem. And the poor liberal policies are literally filling the city streets with poop.

Now, the city has lost $40 million dollars after a medical association decided to back out of an event. San Francisco is poised to lose even more.

A major medical association has backed out of holding its annual 15,000-attendee convention in San Francisco after a 20-pound bag of feces was dumped on a sidewalk in the city last week.

The unnamed, Chicago-based medical association’s decision to hold the convention elsewhere leaves San Francisco with a $40 million loss and the potential for even greater financial losses if other groups decide to follow suit.

According to NBC Bay Area, the convention business brings in approximately $2 billion in revenues for San Francisco annually.

The New York Post reported: “Human waste-related complaints in San Francisco have skyrocketed 400 percent from 2008 to 2018, according to data from the city’s 311 system. In 2017 alone, more than 21,000 reports were received, due in part to the thousands of homeless people living throughout the city without regular access to restrooms.” [Source: Breitbart]

We talked about San Francisco’s filth before. Now, we are seeing how it is impacting the city directly. More than just disgusting the residents (and creating a massive health crisis), associations are pulling out of hosting events there. That’s a big problem. San Francisco hosts hundreds of major events a year. It’s close proximity to Silicon Valley makes it a hot spot for tech-themed conferences.

But thanks to the rising tide of poop-related problems, major groups are looking for other places to hold their events. Can you blame them? Why would a company—who invests hundreds of thousands of dollars into an event—want to go to a city known for poop in the streets? Imagine trying to attract guests from other parts of the country—to a city with that kind of reputation.

This is all thanks to Democratic leadership, who embrace lawlessness. Today, liberals don’t care about upholding the law or protecting citizens. What other explanation is there? How can a city let this level of filth exist in its own streets? It’s worse than most third world countries.

These are the same liberal leaders who turned San Francisco—and the rest of California—into a sanctuary for illegal aliens. That one policy directly violates federal law. Democrats are putting criminal aliens ahead of American citizens. Why? Because it’s the right thing to do? Nope! Because liberals count on illegals to help them win elections. Doesn’t matter the kind of damage they do to their cities.

The problems in San Francisco extend beyond feces in the streets. Good citizens suffer, thanks to Democrats’ lawlessness.

“I’m third generation California, born and raised, and this is not the California I came from or knew for that matter,” Kimberlin Brown Pelzer, 57, said Friday on Fox News’ Tucker Carlson Tonight.

Pelzer is a small business owner and Republican candidate for Congress who is running in the 36th congressional district against incumbent Democrat Raul Ruiz

She said that every morning, her employees need to clean the feces and needles off the sidewalks in her town.

“I have people coming into my stores on a regular basis stealing items that my employees are later finding on Craigslist and the police can’t do anything about it,” she said. “They say they won’t show up because, where do you send a ticket for someone who is homeless?” She added, “they simply don’t show up any longer. And they’ve made crime okay in the State of California.” [Source: Breitbart]

Democrats have made it very clear. If you’re a law-abiding citizen in San Francisco, you’re on your own. Liberals no longer care about your well-being, safety, or health. They will pull out all the stops to help illegal immigrants. But when American business owners are robbed and abused, they do nothing. It makes you wonder why anyone stays in San Francisco.