Baltimore Blues

Almost 4 years ago exactly, before Trump was President — I posted this piece. I think it needs to be posted again and read with new eyes.

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Without opinion I will just list some recent facts about Baltimore.

The murder rate in the street has skyrocketed, breaking a 25 year old record last month, (42, the most since 1990) is on pace to break another record this month, and represents roughly a doubling of the number of shootings that occurred, against last years data.

Baltimore Police Chief Anthony W. Batts offered the rank and file an apology after the riots, admitting he did not “protect” them.

The Baltimore Jail, under Democratic Governor Martin O’Malley, fell under the literal control of The Black Guerilla Family, a gang that according to Baltimore City Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby was also the number one gang in control of the crime scene in the inner city neighborhoods.

Martin O’Malley is running for president in the 2016 Democratic primary.

The arrest rate in Baltimore, despite the violence, killing and crime wave, has plummeted, to…

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About karlspain

20 year Newspaperman. Lifelong Inventor. Wrote 2 books so far, working on more. The Revelation, 1st book, about your brain & the universe, and math. Hooked together! God I trust, America I love, 2nd book, is the biography of Aris Mardirossian, a great man. Also owned a software company, an IT integration company, a gas station and a fuzzy logic software title along the way.
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