She was homeless, had a three-year-old, another throwaway from Portland, Oregon and was living
out of her car. DO THE MATH.
Her stress-level must have been through the roof when she lined her car up in front of that crowd
and hit the gas.
Portland and a large part of the State of Oregon has a homeless population and a problem with them
that is out of control. That has been a dangerous fact for many years now.
Now after the invasion of people from neighboring States...the clamoring crowd has grown too large
in size and there just aren't enough resources to go around, anymore.
I dubbed Portland the "Social Drainage Point" of Oregon and warned that only bad would come out of it. Well, now it has. And I am betting that this latest incident will not be the end it, either.
I am in Redmond, Oregon right now and the provider-system is having a difficult time dealing with the local homeless problem.
Check this out:
WHERE I WAS LAST NIGHT
The whole point of having a shelter at all is to keep people in a safe, warm place off the streets during
the winter months. But that isn't what is happening. Here in Redmond the church doors are closed more than they're open.
So what will eventually happen when another homeless person's desperation crosses over the line?