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#1 Guido2

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Posted 17 March 2017 - 09:02 AM

OOOOhhhhh boy. More free stuff. And now it will be brought right to their doors.

 

All these services are already available....oh ohh...can't have them putting down the remote or taking a break from selling on the corner.

 

Another feel good waste of money.

 

Ridiculous.

 

 

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Edited by Guido2, 17 March 2017 - 09:03 AM.


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Posted 17 March 2017 - 09:21 AM

Mayor Catherine, like all other pols, wants to be seen to "do something" to cure a serious problem.

 

My best guess is that the yos will take advantage of the services offered and then go out to shoot people. More government giveaways will not change the mindset of those involved in the violence.

 

It's generally agreed that the drug trade is the basis for the protracted violence along with the gang culture.  The drug trade is the most profitable business in B'more and the young men involved in it make more money than they ever could in the menial jobs for which they are qualified.

 

Catherine can offer more services and Kevin can offer more cops but until they find a way to take the profit out of drugs I don't see much in the way of change on the horizon.



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Posted 17 March 2017 - 09:36 AM

In theory, she is right. You need to keep people off the street to lower crime. But what she should be doing is dropping condoms from helicopters to lower the birth rate of the city's poor.

 

Kids in the city want money. Free basketball camps don't offer them that.


Edited by Pickle20, 17 March 2017 - 09:37 AM.


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Posted 17 March 2017 - 09:50 AM

People looking for work, and homeless people, aren't the ones committing crimes Madam Mayor.


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#5 Guido2

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Posted 17 March 2017 - 10:34 AM

In theory, she is right. You need to keep people off the street to lower crime. But what she should be doing is dropping condoms from helicopters to lower the birth rate of the city's poor.

 

Kids in the city want money. Free basketball camps don't offer them that.

 

As I have said many times. Their 'lifestyle' is has been ingrained over generations. The services have been their for generations. Do-gooders have been trying to help them for generations.

 

Hopefully .... someday....the libs will get it...that you can't help everyone...especially those that don't want to be helped. Well, no that isn't entirely true. You can leave your check and free stuff....but don't expect them to change.

 

The only way to straighten this out is clearing the slate. Hmmmm maybe instead of dropping condoms maybe they should start dropping ammo ....let them do it themselves.

 

Sorry ... no pity for the truly useless parasites.



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Posted 17 March 2017 - 10:50 AM

Lower subsidies for single parents, increase spending on birth prevention.

 

The problem is the poor, and the not-so-poor, are having too many children they have no intention on raising to become contributors to society.

 

They don't realize, or don't care, that raising a child is a 20 year commitment. Not just a "look at me" 9 month scheme.


Edited by Pickle20, 17 March 2017 - 10:50 AM.


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Posted 17 March 2017 - 11:35 AM

Post 20 describes the problem.  No politician will go near mentioning the real problem.

Just come up with ways to spend other people's money.



#8 Guido2

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Posted 17 March 2017 - 01:50 PM

Post 20 describes the problem.  No politician will go near mentioning the real problem.

Just come up with ways to spend other people's money.

 Post 20?

Signed confused. But the rest is correct.



#9 bmore_ken

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Posted 17 March 2017 - 02:49 PM

Post 20?
Signed confused. But the rest is correct.


I'm guessing he got his "bash Baltimore City" threads mixed up. Common mistake since that's what most threads on locals are.


Edited by bmore_ken, 18 March 2017 - 08:23 AM.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. It has a nice sound to it

Suggs has signed. I've never been so happy to be wrong

Don't blame me, I voted Bob Barr:cool:

#10 Ode2Joy

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Posted 17 March 2017 - 04:04 PM

What is there to bash about Baltimore? Surely not its efficient government and spending controls or crime.

#11 Guido2

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Posted 17 March 2017 - 06:07 PM

What is there to bash about Baltimore? Surely not its efficient government and spending controls or crime.

Ut oh George...... now yah done it.

 

Here come the BC lovers.

 



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Posted 18 March 2017 - 10:18 AM

 Post 20?

Signed confused. But the rest is correct.

Meant post 6, didn't have glasses on



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Posted 06 April 2017 - 12:55 PM

Mayor Catherine, like all other pols, wants to be seen to "do something" to cure a serious problem.

 

My best guess is that the yos will take advantage of the services offered and then go out to shoot people. More government giveaways will not change the mindset of those involved in the violence.

 

It's generally agreed that the drug trade is the basis for the protracted violence along with the gang culture.  The drug trade is the most profitable business in B'more and the young men involved in it make more money than they ever could in the menial jobs for which they are qualified.

 

Catherine can offer more services and Kevin can offer more cops but until they find a way to take the profit out of drugs I don't see much in the way of change on the horizon.

You know, you are so right about this one. Yet, not one city leader, not one civic leader and not even a religious leader in this city has the courage, or the morality or the decency to say it. They are all pretending that the problem ls somewhere else. 



#14 Saticon3

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Posted 06 April 2017 - 03:07 PM

Hey, I'm sure this approach has never been thought of or tried before anywhere by anybody.



#15 Guido2

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Posted 07 April 2017 - 07:09 PM

You know, you are so right about this one. Yet, not one city leader, not one civic leader and not even a religious leader in this city has the courage, or the morality or the decency to say it. They are all pretending that the problem ls somewhere else. 

Except for the Mayor and the Commis. who have armed body guards anyone pushing against the pusher will likely be pushing up daisy's. Yes even the matchbook cover reverends of something would not be bullet proof. Doesn't seem that these trigger pullers are exactly God fearing.

 

Thanks LBJ for your utopia. NOT.



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Posted 10 April 2017 - 11:09 AM

OOOOhhhhh boy. More free stuff. And now it will be brought right to their doors.

All these services are already available....oh ohh...can't have them putting down the remote or taking a break from selling on the corner.

Another feel good waste of money.

Ridiculous.


https://shar.es/1UDI2p


Yep, even more free stuff!

#17 Guido2

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Posted 10 April 2017 - 11:37 AM

Yep, even more free stuff!

 

As I have said all the social services in the world will not un-do the mess that LBJ and lib/dems created and made worse year after year.

THEY ALREADY HAVE ALL THESE SERVICES.

Now we are driving to the front door and saying 'Hello, we know you are too lazy or to stupid to take advantage of this on your own. So here we will hand-hold you all the way to the promised 'free stuff' land.

Most recently ObamaCare is a prime example of that. It wasn't really about affordable care for the working but rather it was a way to MAKE IT EVEN EASIER for the lame to get Medicaid. What a farce...millions spent on computer systems that most of potential Medicaid people don't have access to. Where as I have said. A free food and sign up at the firehouse would have worked as well or better at a much lower cost.

 

BTW.. I am not against ObamaCare....I am against the wasteful implementation of it.


Edited by Guido2, 10 April 2017 - 11:38 AM.


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Posted 10 April 2017 - 03:27 PM

Guido post 6 you are getting your there's mix up.  Just thought I let you know since you called me out at one point. :lol: :lol: 



#19 Ode2Joy

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Posted 11 April 2017 - 07:38 AM

Hey, I'm sure this approach has never been thought of or tried before anywhere by anybody.


Pugh and the Commish are between a rock and a hard place so they have to say something even if they know it's just lip service to address crime. Shootings and homicides are breaking new records there and are already well above last year's numbers and warm weather is just beginning.

#20 Guido2

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Posted 11 April 2017 - 09:40 AM

Guido post 6 you are getting your there's mix up.  Just thought I let you know since you called me out at one point. :lol: :lol:

:lol: ;)






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