Wednesday, July 31, 2019

The Baltimore Story

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The "Rocket's red glare and the bombs bursting in air" are revealing that President Trump's back and forth with Democrats---especially Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD)--- is putting "dawn's early light" on Baltimore.

The light reveals that Baltimore is worse on many fronts than the Central American countries from which migrants are fleeing.

HUD Secretary Dr. Ben Carson, who lived and practiced in the city, tells his Baltimore story.

Be informed.

For the past couple of weeks, President Trump has been calling out Democrats regarding the results of their far-Left, socialist policies in Baltimore, MD.

Rep. Elijah Cummings, whose district represents a large swath of Baltimore, has been calling out what he thinks of the President. Which doesn't amount to much.

What does dawn's early light reveal in the city that gave birth to our National Anthem?

It is rat invested.

The Baltimore rat problem that President Trump tweeted about last Saturday is apparently so extensive that it was the subject of a documentary.

The Baltimore Sun's editorial board published a scathing op-ed later that day that minimized the city's rat problem while calling Trump himself, a rat.

However, a number of stories in the Sun reveal that the rat problem is actually quite a bit more extensive then the editorial implied.

As the President pointed out the problem, Baltimore residents took to social media with their own videos of rats running rampant in the streets, affirming what Trump had said.

Dawn's early light reveals there is a rat infestation in Baltimore.

Baltimore's murder rates are worse than those in Central American countries.

Research by Princeton Policy Advisers reveals that the murder rate in Baltimore is higher than Central America's most dangerous countries, where migrants are fleeing north to America.

Based on the current rate of murders in Baltimore (there were 5 this past weekend), Baltimore's murder rate for 2019 will come in at about 56 murders per 100,000 people---making it more than twice as dangerous as the country of Guatemala, and more than Honduras at 38 per 100 K, and El Salvador at 50 murders per 100 K.

Obama noted the high crime rates when he was President.

After the Baltimore riots in 2015, President Obama spoke of the "abject poverty," "no investment," and drugs. He blamed the riots on the poverty, saying impoverished communities have been stripped of opportunities, lamented that there were "no fathers" in the families, and "drugs are flooding the community."

Sounds a lot like President Trump.

What has not been widely reported is that President Trump met with a group of mostly black pastors at the White House this past Monday. Along with VP Pence and HUD Secretary Ben Carson, he met with about 20 black clergy, including Alveda King, to discuss the progress the administration is making on a number of issues impacting inner cities.

The President had met with the group a year ago, as well.

Dr. Ben Carson gave his Baltimore story from a doctor's perspective.

The Washington Examiner published this:

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson, a longtime Baltimore resident and a former pediatric neurosurgeon at Johns Hopkins University, claimed during a Monday appearance on Tucker Carlson Tonight that he often regretted having to send his young patients back to their dilapidated Baltimore homes after his life-saving surgeries.
Carson said, "As a pediatric neurosurgeon, I spent many hours, sometimes operating all night long, trying to give the children of Baltimore and other places around the world a second chance at life, and usually we were successful. But a few days later, I was in a horrible dilemma, because some of those kids had to go back into homes in East Baltimore that were infested with rats, and roaches, and ticks, and mold, and lead, and violence. And I didn't want to send them back. Sometimes I would even consider extra tests so they could stay in the hospital an extra day or two."
Carson further described his past work with Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings as a prominent Baltimore surgeon to better the lives of the city's children. He also praised President Trump's administration for boosting the job market and economy and his willingness to work across the political aisle to create policies that would help the poverty-stricken Maryland city.
Carson's comments come in the wake of backlash to Trump's tweet admonishing Cummings for not doing more to help his Baltimore district, which he described as a "disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess."


It's like the emperor has no clothes.

Hardly anyone dares to criticize these deeply Democratic cities for fear of being called a "racist," because the leadership is most always black and far-Left progressive.

Sadly, these conditions are allowed to continue with no real end in sight. And blacks disproportionately suffer. You tell me---who are the real racists? Is it not those who try to silence any criticism of the leadership in this and other similar cities?

Be Informed. Be Discerning. Be Vigilant. Be Diligent. Be Prayerful.


  1. As long as there is but one black person in Baltimore, or somebody with a different ethnicity than the president, he will always be called a racist, if he talks about anything wrong there. Seems the race card is wearing a bit thin.

  2. I challenge all of those calling President Trump's remarks RACIST to look up the word in a dictionary. After having read the articles linked here, I do not see any reference to the skin colour nor ethnic background of anyone in Baltimore.

    For those such as Joy Reid, Porter Anderson, David Simon, etc; I challenge each of them to write a non-racist (by their own standards as well as everyone else's) article describing the seemingly excessive population by members of "the order Rodentia" in the city of Baltimore. Also, again without being racist, describe what Representative Elijah Cummings has done to solve that problem.

    Finally, let us try to use the proper words - "rat invested"? Does this mean someone is investing in rats or perhaps rats are buying stocks and bonds. Maybe try "Rat Infested".

  3. In Truth:

    Those who see and evaluate things through racial perspectives are indeed practicing racism. Treating anyone differently, or seeing them differently, or evaluating/judging them differently because of the color of their an act of racism. So long as people and the media are focused on skin color (white or black) there will be more racism. So long as people are focused on blaming people of one skin color today for what people with their same skin color did a hundred or more years ago, they are practicing racism today. To criticize or demean people because they have white skin is racism.

    In truth...when skin color stops mattering in the way we relate to each other, then racism will die a natural death. Unfortunately, so long as skin color can be used as a weapon to gain political points, power, and even color will remain a primary focus.

    We are all responsible neither for what we do today...nor for what people of our skin color did yesterday. Judge people by their words and actions, not by their skin color. If we do choose to treat people differently today because of their skin color, we are indulging ourselves in prejudice based on skin color. Prejudice based on skin color is a form of racism, even when it is positive and especially when it is negative.

    Those who cry "Racist" are those who promote racism for their own ideological, political, and in some cases financial gain. These people are the scum of the earth, pretending to be virtuous by degrading others because of their skin color.

    Shame on them! They deserve our distain, but Christ encourages us to love them in truth and to share that truth with them in a loving and considerate and gently way...then we pray for them and let them know we are doing so. From there ... the Holy Spirit will take over.

    Truth is a lonely warrior...



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