First they came for our police, and they were defunded. Then they came for our vote, and the other guy won. Now, they are coming for our guns and food, and who will say no?
There is a troubling development in several cities controlled by Progressives in the United States - the emergence of "Barren Food Deserts." These areas, once vibrant with grocers and retailers, are now facing disastrous repercussions of rising crime rates and policies which are forcing grocery stores to close down.
Progressives are extoling false crime reports telling communities all is safe, but empty shelves and vacant store paint a different picture! Food businesses are grappling with rising theft incidents, and forcing communities to limited access to essential services and food stuffs.
The secret is beginning to leak out and the public doesn’t like what they are seeing! Food companies, mostly grocery stores are closing down in these areas. The ‘smoke and mirror’ excuses are becoming very transparent and are frequently attribute their decisions to "urban revitalization," but residents are well aware the underlying issue is the rampant crime rates.
The impact is evident, as major cities like Boston have experienced a significant increase in closures, including the closure of four Walgreens stores in just one year.
According to estimates, the loss of food and drug retailers in Massachusetts results in a significant annual cost of over $2 billion due to criminal theft.
San Francisco is grappling with a similar challenge, as certain neighborhoods are gradually losing their access to grocery stores. Some companies try to hide the true cause of closure, but the root problem persists in the form of high crime rates.
There is a clear sense of concern, with communities wondering why their previously prosperous areas are now facing difficulties in obtaining essential supplies.
Walgreens is closing its 4th location in Boston in the black area of Roxbury, a neighborhood plagued by theft.— End Wokeness (@EndWokeness) January 16, 2024
Residents are outraged and shocked.
Former NAACP president to stores: "Do what's right for these communities and beyond just your bottom line" pic.twitter.com/tFSZYVQq9I
The argument crime rates are decreasing in cities governed by Progessive ideology is founded on an inaccurate and limited representation of the available data while some are calling these crime rates fraud and bald face lies!
Due to changes in FBI data collation during the COVID years, several major cities are not required to disclose complete crime rate information until 2024-2025, which has created an opportunity for certain individuals to exploit this lack of transparency.
San Francisco, for example, has decided to delay the release of comprehensive crime statistics until 2025. This begs the question of: Who is the delay in crime statistics benefiting? Oddly after the 2024 Presidential election is completed and the new President is sworn in then the crime statistic will be released!
This incomplete data is further exacerbated by the lack of arrests, prosecution, and the release of repeat offenders in certain cities. The closure rate on cases in San Francisco's police department remains concerning, largely attributed to the city's former District Attorney's decision not to pursue prosecutions.
This concerning pattern is not limited to San Francisco, as a number of district attorneys supported by Soros, who are known for their influence in prominent prosecutorial offices, are contributing to an alarming trend of corruption.
The impact of Soros and the issue of Barren Food Deserts: Prosecutorial offices in major cities, including Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, and more, are run by DAs who have received support from Soros.
The correlation between officials supported by certain organizations and high crime rates is a matter of concern, as exemplified by the case of San Francisco's former DA Chesa Boudin. It is evident in various cities, there is a concerning trend of prioritizing criminals over businesses, resulting in the presence of food deserts.
The emergence of "Barren Food Deserts" in cities governed by Progressives is not solely a product of market dynamics, but rather a reflection of policies prioritize criminals over businesses.
As businesses relocate and abandon their stores, communities are left to deal with the repercussions of insufficient safety measures and law enforcement policies. Addressing these systemic issues is crucial to ensure the well-being of neighborhoods and prevent the expansion of "Barren Food Deserts" in Progressive cities.
Final Word: What will happen when all the community grocery and drug stores close? The question is very simple; where will the criminals get delicious food, drugs and supplies when they get the hunger pains?
Answer: Not in the deserted stores which dot the Barren Food Desert, but they'll savor the sweet treats you have on hand in your kitchen and enjoy your prescriptions hidden away in the family medicine cabinet in your bathroom. (just remember it will be Trumps fault)