My Turn: Shoot it down

Mentally ill, down-in-the-dumps, houseless human beings survive hidden in bushes, fighting drought and flash floods directly across the road from multi-million dollar resorts, public parks and businesses. Local residents reel from the economic and psychological tsumani of COVID-19 while affordable housing remains a pipe dream. Beaches and other public and sensitive natural areas are overrun with population influx and lack of funding for remedy or management of the onslaught. Roads are jammed with out-of-state and rental cars leaving infrastructure beyond capacity. So what do we do?