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Baltimore Removes Confederate
Statues; Mayor Cites Public Safety

New York Times, by Nicholas Fandos & Russell Goldman

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 8/16/2017 12:17:39 PM

Baltimore - Statues dedicated to Confederate heroes were swiftly removed across the city in the small hours of Wednesday morning, just days after violence broke out over the removal of a similar monument in neighboring Virginia. At a news conference on Wednesday, Mayor Catherine Pugh said that given the current political climate, it was important to move “quickly and quietly” as a matter of public safety. “I thought that there’s enough grandstanding, enough speeches being made,” she said. “Get it done.” Beginning shortly after midnight on Wednesday, a crew, which included a large crane and a contingent of police

Since Baltimore claims to be a sanctuary city and in deep financial distress, where did they get the money to pay for this overtime (who approved it)? More Black mob rule from the sister city of DC. To me, all of these actions are HATE crimes. Where are the feds to stop them? Oh, and don´t forget. More dRATS governance done in "secrecy" without normal public hearings.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: southron, 8/16/2017 12:28:37 PM     (No. 11353590)

Guess whose tax dollars will be used to salvage Baltimore when its economy collapses as a result of inept leadership.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: planetgeo, 8/16/2017 12:29:21 PM     (No. 11353592)

Nice Soviet move there, Catherine. Dead of night. Right out of the Little Red Manual.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: zoidberg, 8/16/2017 12:34:05 PM     (No. 11353599)

I can understand outrage at removing Confederate statues in states that seceded. Maryland never seceded.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Da Bear, 8/16/2017 12:53:23 PM     (No. 11353635)

Schools remove Orwell´s books from public schools. Mayor cites public safety.

Jews banned from city government jobs. Mayor cites public safety.

Cities confiscate private firearms.Mayor cites public safety.

Cities arrest Republicans voters and send them to re-education camps. Mayor cites public safety.

City SWAT teams shoot Trump supporters in midnight house raids. Mayor cites public safety.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mickturn, 8/16/2017 12:55:06 PM     (No. 11353637)

SO what about the thugs, gang bangers etc. that destroy your city?

Typical Leftist drivel...let´s blame all our problems on someone we disagree with so we can trash them.

Nothing new here!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Proactus, 8/16/2017 12:55:52 PM     (No. 11353640)

First the Colts. Now the statues.
People in Baltimore sure like to move stuff at night.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: MattMusson, 8/16/2017 1:05:00 PM     (No. 11353656)

Meanwhile the schools suck and murderers are free to walk the streets.

But - they don´t have to look at old bronze statues anymore.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Pchristopher, 8/16/2017 1:17:56 PM     (No. 11353674)

She couldn´t lift a finger to stop rioters but boy look at her wipe out memories of American history.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: zeldafitzg, 8/16/2017 1:29:32 PM     (No. 11353686)

Well, they all can go to h^^l as for as I´m concerned. As I have posted once before, that is my new mental mantra. It probably reveals a character flaw on my part, but it does represent my current knee-jerk response to the acts of imbeciles.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: chance_232, 8/16/2017 1:33:21 PM     (No. 11353692)

Well....This just proves that left-wing violence, protesting, rioting and intimidation works,

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Bison65, 8/16/2017 1:39:56 PM     (No. 11353702)

How Orwellian! Baltimore is another eastern city being run into the ground by ignorant childish blacks. Without Johns Hopkins Hospital, it would be much worse than Detroit. We live within a 30 minute drive and only enter the city when absolutely necessary choosing routes very carefully.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Dodge Boy, 8/16/2017 1:40:53 PM     (No. 11353706)

Madam Mayor, you are just another weak-kneed dim who shouldn´t be holding political office. Nice work, caving to Obie´s and Soros´ chaos team.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: dadofboys, 8/16/2017 3:06:58 PM     (No. 11353781)

How sad. The Confederates Womens monument was so touching....Down the memory hole. Goodbye USA.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: dvc, 8/16/2017 3:08:02 PM     (No. 11353784)

American government leadets acting exactly like ISIS, Taliban, and the Soviet Communists.

They are evil and despicable.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: jl80863, 8/16/2017 6:26:36 PM     (No. 11353944)

Public safety? When was the last time that a statue assaulted anyone?

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