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California uses text alert to warn millions of virus spread

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How do homeless people get these alerts?

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How do you get 158 people into a single house? And even more amazing, is how the police were able to arrest all of them? While the first few are being tackled and cuffed and stuffed, the rest should be running away like cockroaches. Even a half-dozen police cars don't have 158 pairs of cuffs or flexties between them. Set phasers on stun and take down the whole lot?

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How do you get 158 people into a single house? And even more amazing, is how the police were able to arrest all of them? While the first few are being tackled and cuffed and stuffed, the rest should be running away like cockroaches. Even a half-dozen police cars don't have 158 pairs of cuffs or flexties between them. Set phasers on stun and take down the whole lot?

Not so hard. I used to live nearby. It was a single family home. The lots there are about 1/6 acre and are all surrounded by either a wooden fence or cinder block walls. It is a physically compact area to surround. There are only so many doors and windows on such a home, and usually only two gates out of the back yard, both of which will open to the front yard. LA County Sheriffs have a lot of deputies in the Antelope Valley so no problem surrounding the place quickly with a helicopter overhead coordinating. Lancaster also has its own surveillance airplanes flying around all day and night with various optical systems on board. You aren't outrunning that. Once the sheriffs arrive in force and surround the place there is nowhere to go. The sheriffs probably had the place surrounded before anyone at the party realized what was going on. I've seen it happen.

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California pop is what 30 million. Homeless numbers are 150,000.

Last year Trump himself boasted he would solve the homeless but it never happened

The states population is closer to 40 million. The Trump administration ran up against Federal Court orders already in place that prohibited cities and counties from enforcing no camping laws until there was a shelter bed available for every homeless person. They were also prohibited from arresting the homeless. They sent a team out to California to talk to local officials and after seeing what local governments were doing and the orders of various Federal judges on the matter decided there was nothing they could legally do. In addition the Federal government has no authority to force a homeless person to do anything. That is the sole domain of state and local governments.

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@Desert Tortoise,

Come on man.

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Come on man.

What did I say that is incorrect?

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