Skip to comments.Hassle in Haight over McDonald's menu change
Posted on 09/06/2010 9:02:13 AM PDT by SmithL
What would seemingly be an issue of capitalism and supply and demand in any other city, or any other neighborhood in San Francisco, has instead morphed into another battle between merchants and the homeless in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood:
The McDonald's at the corner of Haight and Stanyan streets eliminated its Dollar Menu about a month ago, making the items on it too expensive for the people who spend the better part of their day on the sidewalk in front.
Street people who for years have depended on the McDonald's to eat say it's become a de facto sit/lie ordinance.
(Excerpt) Read more at sfgate.com ...
Had lunch in the City the other day. They now charge a 2.5% tax for Healty Famlies, besides the 9+%
I’ve read for years, in the Washington Post, that homeless people are mentally ill and therefore, do not choose to be homeless. And walking through DC from time to time, when I lived near there, I hardly ever saw any disabled homeless people. So, it appears that some otherwise ably-bodied, sound-minded people choose to be homeless, rather than be useful members of society.
“The freighting thing is these people vote....”
Trucks, ships, rail, or plane? 8^)
One of those times when ,,,, “Spell Czech is knot yore friend!”
If Barry and Rahm could just levy punitive fines on McDonalds arguing that the calorie count is too high they could push McDonalds to the brink of bankrupcy, then they could offer them a stimulus buyout and takeover the company. The new Barry controlled McDonalds could then be utilized as a food bank for favored constituents. He could also introduce a vitamin injected biscuit to the menu that would save the nation’s health.
The remarkable thing here is that the S.F. Board of Supervisors has not yet managed to drive McDonald’s from The City altogether.
If you buy something off the value menu you get a receipt, at the very least you can get a value sandwich AND a beef & cheddar for a buck.
Exactly, why don’t they strive to possibly WORK at McDonalds, and not MOOCH off McDonalds.
A private business can set it’s own prices & it’s own menu choices.
Ha ha ha ha ha, that's a good one.
What’s sad is that a lot of those bums are 100% batsh!t crazy and need to be institutionalized.
The Union Gospel Mission would be a good starting point.
The Haight/Stanyan bums referred to in the article are almost 100% young white male skateboard/surf/drug culture dropouts. Not a disabled veteran in sight.
Time for these Obama voters to call 911! This is almost as horrible as running out of McNuggets....LOL
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