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Crack in Steel Beam Closes Multi Billion Tax Dollar Transbay Transit Station
by Fight Back Election Day
Wednesday Sep 26th, 2018 6:53 AM
A crack in a steel beam supporting a completely unnecessary rooftop park at the brand new multi-billion tax dollar Transbay Transit Station that was to replace the seismically unfit old Transbay Transit Station has closed that station. This is the latest in a recent series of failures that is a sign of a completely rotten society. We can turn things around with our vote for Cal Prop 10 and SF Prop C, so we finally house the homeless and save workingclass housing.
A crack in a steel beam supporting a completely unnecessary rooftop park at the brand new multi-billion tax dollar Transbay Transit Station that was to replace the seismically unfit old Transbay Transit Station has closed that station. This is the latest in a recent series of failures that is a sign of a completely rotten society. We can turn things around with our vote for Cal Prop 10 and SF Prop C, so we finally house the homeless and save workingclass housing.

This is in the same City of San Francisco where right across the street from the new Transbay Transit Station, the city allowed the 58 story Millennium Tower of luxury homes to be built without drilling to bedrock, while commercial structures are required to drill to bedrock, causing the Millennium Tower to sink and tilt and windows to crack so that now it is a Yellow-Tagged building, one step from being closed as a Red-Tagged building. The end result of such a debacle is that the City will have to buy out all of the condominiums in that building and tear it down if it is declared unfit for human habitation. This is an outrageous theft of our tax dollars.

A short distance from both is the Bay Bridge with its many cracks, obviously caused by lack of enforcement of serious standards.

Within sight of all of the above is Bayview Hunters Point where the City is trying to promote “affordable” housing on a Superfund site where the Navy left radioactive poisons, guaranteed to cause cancer. This is called promoting environmental racism as the workingclass is now overwhelmingly not white European descent, a group that is, by 2020, a minority nationally with a medium age of 42 and rising, and already a small minority in most cities, including San Francisco.

The City of San Francisco has paid millions of dollars in settlements for the racism it has promoted among its employees against black employees, and yet the racism continues, as we learned from the recent Board of Supervisors Audit Committee hearing. Perhaps one example sums it all up: One employee at San Francisco General Hospital wiped his nose snot on a black employee’s shirt and was never fired for that horrifying racist action.

Everywhere we look, the rotten capitalist class is wiping its snot on us. We can fight back by voting Yes on California’s Proposition 10 and San Francisco’s Proposition C to house the homeless and save workingclass housing. Vote by mail starts October 9, 2018 and you can still register to vote until October 22, 2018 at your County Registrar or online at https://registertovote.ca.gov/ If you moved, you must re-register. Sign up to be a permanent vote by mail voter so you never forget to vote and you can vote in the comfort of your home within 30 days of election day.