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Old 07-28-2019, 07:41 AM
 
Location: Tyler, TX
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Ever been, ever lived in Baltimore? The trauma center at John Hopkins goes 24/7; The "Wire" is a photo-realistic crime series set in Baltimore; the police are directed to crack houses by the smell of a dead body inside, etc.


You are right. Calling Baltimore a dump is giving dump a bad rap.
Been, yes. Lived, no. Iím not saying itís a wonderland. But I think weíre way off the reservation here.
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Old 07-28-2019, 07:42 AM
 
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It seems very odd that the left immediately calls Trump a "racist" for saying Baltimore is a dump. It is- have any of you been there? How is calling a place that is a dump "racist"? Can one no longer speak the truth in the eyes of modern day leftists? If you don't acknowledge a fact, can a problem ever be solved?

Is calling parts of Appalachia a dump "racist" as well? The Blue Ridge Mountains are beautiful, but many parts of Appalachia are dumps- trust me- we hike there all the time. The North Carolina area can actually be pretty wealthy, but far eastern TN, far western VA and WV can be pretty dumpy. Racist?

MANY of these congressmen go on the attack and are so focuses on partisan political issues, that they neglect their own districts and what can be done for them.

Instead of wanting open borders and freebies for illegals, why don't Cummings and AOC focus on helping their districts, which obviously need a lot of help. Are they neglecting their duties as Congressmen?
He called Baltimore "infested". He only uses this term when it is applies to black or brown individuals like Cummings, the four congresswomen, and his other attacks on black or Mexican things things or individuals. To say he is not racist is to stick your head in the sand. He is vile, period.
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Old 07-28-2019, 07:42 AM
 
Location: USA
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Two separate issues that have their own challenges. Trump is in charge of the conditions at the border. Cummings is in charge of conditions in Baltimore.

Trump can't man up and take responsibility so he has to deflect attention elsewhere.
Why is Trump responsible for Illegal Aliens over crowding they border? THEY are the ones coming here voluntarily, and illegally. I guarantee the conditions in the border facilities are better than what they have at home.

As a House Rep, Cummings can influence national policy, but he knows he will get his district's votes anyway, so neglects them.
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Old 07-28-2019, 07:45 AM
 
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Baltimore is a dump and may rival Detroit as the worst city in the country.

That's not a racist statement. That's a statement of fact.

Edit: I just looked up the 10 most dangerous cities, 2018. Surprisingly, Baltimore is only #7, with Detroit #2 and St Louis #1.

Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities In America 2018
Better to have a few rats than to be a racist rat oneself

https://www.baltimoresun.com/opinion...ada-story.html
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Old 07-28-2019, 07:45 AM
 
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Been, yes. Lived, no. Iím not saying itís a wonderland. But I think weíre way off the reservation here.
Well, that was the first racist phrase this whole thread. Sure beats what Trump said.
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Old 07-28-2019, 07:46 AM
 
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He called Baltimore "infested". He only uses this term when it is applies to black or brown individuals like Cummings, the four congresswomen, and his other attacks on black or Mexican things things or individuals. To say he is not racist is to stick your head in the sand. He is vile, period.
Infested with criminals and people who destroy their own neighborhoods.

If you think that is brown and black people, you need to check the mirror when throwing out the racist label.
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Old 07-28-2019, 07:46 AM
 
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I am at the point now that if Pelosi says it I assume that the opposite must be true.

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Most normal people have been like with Trump since day 1 of his campaign. Has worked out well against the the lyingest president in history
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Old 07-28-2019, 07:47 AM
 
Location: Tyler, TX
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Well, that was the first racist phrase this whole thread. Sure beats what Trump said.
Haaaaa you got me! Good catch.
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Old 07-28-2019, 07:47 AM
 
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If you close your eyes and pretend there aren't problems, those problems don't tend to go away.
apparently even bernie sanders is a Ďracistí.

It Wasnít Racist When Bernie Sanders Said That Elijah Cummingsís Constituents Were Living In Squalor and It Isnít Racist Now
https://www.redstate.com/streiff/201...nt-racist-now/
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Old 07-28-2019, 07:48 AM
 
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It's not racist. And everyone is tired of politicians using the word to shield themselves from their unworkable ideas and poor performance.
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