By Davey D Cook : 48hills – excerpt
Trumpian scam with promises of cash devolves as community rejects it.
Sad situation to witness today over at the High Street/Home Depot Homeless Encampment.
Here’s the backstory: For the past couple of weeks the Orange Man in the White House along with Fox News has been pushing a campaign where they demonize the houseless. Viewers have been encouraged to “clean up the streets” and take action.
So a notorious local landlord named Gene Gorelik showed up at High Street, wearing a “Make Oakland Great Again” hat. This is a man who was successfully sued by the city of Oakland for evicting a senior; he started doing construction while the man was still living in the house…(more)