Help Wanted: Petty Criminal of Color in Baltimore looking for the Easiest Score of his Life

Andrew Knightley: You said you wanted to chew the fat. I think you just wanted to drink it. We're not your friends, we're just your fucking enablers. Gary King: Enabler? Oh that's a funny word. Gary King & The Enablers. Actually that would make a great name for the band. Steve, write that down.   … Continue reading Help Wanted: Petty Criminal of Color in Baltimore looking for the Easiest Score of his Life

Trump does right thing by addressing urban issues in acceptance speech

By John Ruberry The mainstream media, which of course is no fan of the Republican Party and its nominee Donald Trump, in what must have been an act of collusion, almost immediately dismissed what I thought was an A- acceptance address as a "dark speech." Oh, why just an A- from me? I thought Trump's … Continue reading Trump does right thing by addressing urban issues in acceptance speech

Baltimore’s bloody 2015

By John Ruberry Last year there were 211 homicides in Baltimore. As of the 361st day of 2015 there have been 338 murders in Maryland's largest city. Meanwhile in New York City, which has twelve times the population of Baltimore, there have been 339 killings as this year winds down. Murders in B'more began their surge after … Continue reading Baltimore’s bloody 2015

The Missing 100 year Crime Wave

This weekend in Cleveland a 15-year-old boy carjacked a vehicle with some friends, when pursued by the police rammed a police car and apparently drew a gun on police. Police shot him. The boy's name was Andre Carson and in no time flat his death was being called "murder" despite some inconvenient facts: #AndreGreen 's … Continue reading The Missing 100 year Crime Wave

Some More Names the Media Has Missed

Yesterday the big news was the indictment of police officer Ray Tensing for the killing of Samuel DuBose It's certainly a legit story and Samuel DuBose's names deserves attention but let me ask you something. Do you recognize any of these names? Franklin Grayson, Michael Polston, Jaswinder Singh, Charles Diggs, Damon L. Ramey, Daquan Mason, … Continue reading Some More Names the Media Has Missed

CNN Not Letting the Charleston Shootings go to Political Waste

Today I had CNN on in the background as I was writing. As you might guess they were talking about the Charleston Shooting. In watching Wolf Blitzer's coverage I learned two lessons: Lesson 1:  The murders of Black Christians at Prayer show that the gun laws of South Carolina are not sufficient. Lesson 2:  Every … Continue reading CNN Not Letting the Charleston Shootings go to Political Waste

2015’s riot summer

By John Ruberry Urban riots are sometimes isolated incidents, such as the 1992 Los Angeles outburst of lawlessness after the Rodney King-beatings verdict was announced, or they come in waves, as they did during the Red Summer of 1919 and the Riots of 1967. This morning a Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll found that an … Continue reading 2015’s riot summer

Joan Walsh Baltimore & “Contagious Oppression Of The Indigenous Entities Syndrome”

10th Doctor: Interesting. A sort Absorbatrix? Absorbaclon? Absorbaloff? Doctor Who Love & Monsters 2006 Yesterday there was joy in Baltimore and the cause of justice as six police officers were charged with crimes ranging from 2nd degree murder to manslaughter in the death of a person in custody. But there was an even greater triumph … Continue reading Joan Walsh Baltimore & “Contagious Oppression Of The Indigenous Entities Syndrome”

Don’t rebuild

I realize that Baltimore, which has been a one-party town for nearly half a century, is about to make us, the American taxpayer, fund a rebuilding of all that the rioters are tearing down. Every variety of federal, state, and local government program has been pouring into Baltimore at disproportionate rates for decades. For instance, … Continue reading Don’t rebuild

Baltimore gets what it voted for

This piece of at the American Thinker says it all: "Returning to the days of mass arrests for any and every minor offense might be a good talking point but it has been proven to be a far less effective strategy for actually reducing crime.” This came just a few months after Maryland legislator Pat … Continue reading Baltimore gets what it voted for

Pundits are shocked SHOCKED at Baltimore

I'm not. How many pundits spent the last 4 years playing the race card, stoking racial hatred for the sake of political gain? How many of the people currently rioting have been told that they are oppressed and justified in doing so. And now we have CNN asking where are the police? Amazing simply amazing