Obama Criticizes Black Deaths by Police, but Also Rioters

Nedra Pickler, Yahoo! News, April 28, 2015

Urging Americans to “do some soul-searching,” President Barack Obama expressed deep frustration Tuesday over recurring black deaths at the hands of police, rioters responding with senseless violence and a society that will only “feign concern” without addressing the root causes.

“This is not new. It’s been going on for decades,” Obama said from the White House a day after rioting erupted 40 miles north in Baltimore following the funeral for Freddie Gray, who died of a spinal cord injury after being arrested.

Gray is the latest black man to die at the hands of police, prompting protests and calls for criminal justice reform. Some have criticized America’s first black president for not speaking out forcefully enough as he tries to avoid criticism of law enforcement, and he responded by calling the deaths “a slow-rolling crisis.”

“We have seen too many instances of what appears to be police officers interacting with individuals, primarily African-American, often poor, in ways that raise troubling questions. It comes up, it seems like, once a week now,” Obama said. He said although such cases aren’t unprecedented, there’s new awareness as a result of cameras and social media. “We shouldn’t pretend that it’s new.”

Still, Obama showed no sympathy for rioters, saying those who stole from businesses and burned buildings and cars should be treated as criminals. Obama said they distracted from days of peaceful protests focused on legitimate concerns “over the possibility that our laws were not applied evenly in the case of Mr. Gray and that accountability needs to exist.”

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But he also criticized a society that doesn’t do enough to uplift poor minority communities. He said the solution to deep-seeded problems that spur violence include early education, criminal justice reform and job training, while suggesting that kind of a response is out of reach with a Republican Congress. “I’m under no illusion that out of this Congress we’re going to get massive investments in urban communities,” Obama said.

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  • Blackfish

    When I read Obama’s entirely predictable comments, I heard the ” wah wah wah” from the old Charlie Brown cartoons in my head.

    • thegodsofeden

      Amazing how that works, isn’t it?

    • Publius Pompilius Quietus

      I had a dream last night of 1,000 Teutonic mounted knights riding down the rioters, then I woke up and remember that white people are wimps.

    • InAFreeCountry

      You too? Speaking of Charlie Brown…

  • We are being prepared for the official explanation that “militarized” cops and the surveillance state caused the riots, when anyone with any whit of common sense knows that the black riots resulted in “militarized” cops and the surveillance state.

    • TruthBeTold

      I just watched the PBS News Hour assessment.

      It turns out what cause this ‘uprising’ is aggressive policing. The cops were harassing black youths for petty crimes, they got criminal records, they couldn’t get jobs, and they lost all hope.

      I suppose the solution to the problems of Baltimore is to do away with the police altogether.

      • Deacon Blue

        I am all for it. Let them police themselves. Works wonders in sub-Saharan
        African countries. Just fence them in to places like Ferguson, Baltimore,
        Detroit, etc. Give Whites 48 hours notice to enter or exit. Then seal them
        shut. Will be like Escape From New York. Snake Plisskin anyone?

      • A Freespeechzone

        Make NO mistake, the ‘community’ wants NO policing and the ‘right’ to do anything they choose without any ramifications.

        Obama/Holder and the media support that…..

        • InAFreeCountry

          They want their safe space to destroy.

      • Lexonaut

        “I suppose the solution to the problems of Baltimore is to do away with the police altogether.”

        No, just pull out all the white cops. After that que sera, sera.

      • Cecil Henry

        Meanwhile. I get a job, and have all my earnings taxed away to nothing to support this.

        So why work???? The redistribution and parasitic system must END. Big government is theft.

      • Robert Smith

        The common thread I see in these deaths at the hands of police is a failure of the black “community” to listen to the police and not resist arrest or questioning. I believe in most, if not all cases, had the suspects cooperated with the police they’d be alive. What we are witnessing is the attempt to define gangsterism as a civil right.

        • TruthBeTold

          Yes. If the police catch you committing a crime, don’t run or argue.

          Some people will tell you this is submitting to the police state but I’m not going to get into a fight with a cop who has a gun, the authority to use it, and will likely be believed before I will.

          • Robert Smith

            When driving drunk, dealing illegal drugs it isn’t a function of the police state. It’s the legitimate use of police authority to maintain civilization.

    • pennawhytmn

      Blacks could look out a window and see wet sidewalks and raindrops falling from the sky, and claim the wet sidewalks caused the rain.

      • Katherine McChesney

        They’d also claim the wet sidewalks prevented them from having jobs.

    • Max

      Cause and effect are completely mysterious to the left. They do not understand that sloth and criminality cause poverty. They do not understand that “gun-free zones” lead to mass killings. They do not understand that promiscuity leads to disease. They do not understand that mass immigration of low-skill invaders is a net cost and further deprives native low-skill persons of employment.

      It is no surprise whatever that the low-information elements of the left believe that police CAUSE riots. The collectivist elite however, know that this is all part of the program.

  • Alexandra1973

    We could invest in one-way tickets back to Africa. Imagine how much we’d save in “gibsmedat” programs.

    • Sam Brown

      Instead the US government and the refugee agencies are gearing up to import more blacks from Africa.

    • Sid Ishus

      You’re crazy if you think even one Black person would get on that boat. They have it made and they know it.

      Things not going your way? Riot, burn and loot and watch Whitey run to fix it and pay more attention to your needs.

      Not getting the job you want? Cry racism.

      Did you get fired? Cry racism.

      Didn’t get a loan? Cry racism

      White girl didn’t want to go out with you? Cry racism.

      Teacher give you a low grade? Cry racism.

      Are you in prison? Cry racism.

      If they were back in Africa their trump card wouldn’t work.

      • Alexandra1973

        Well, they whine about their ancestors coming here in chains, they can leave the same way.

    • MooTieFighter

      America would immediately start improving.

  • minot111

    In the past 50 years, we’ve made incredible investments in the “urban communities”, and these investments have paid off handsomely. Just look at the wonderful increase in these populations.

    • Alexandra1973

      Not to mention the vibrancy!

      • InAFreeCountry

        Certain vibrations make one sick. Vibrancy is getting to that point.

    • John Smith

      Wasn’t there an article here in the past two weeks of a Baltimore negro complaining about “gentrification”? If anyone redeveloped their areas, they’d get mad too. You can’t win.

  • D.B. Cooper

    What’s truly disgusting is the high percentage of white morons who are nodding their heads in ignorant, blissful agreement. Some of them are in your own families.

    • Alexandra1973

      I’m sure Angry White Dude would probably send that blond guy in the middle some lotion. LOL

      • tetrapod

        That blond guy also has a vagina, just as you’d expect.

        • Jason Lewis

          He’ll be hiding behind you begging for protection when it comes down to it. (blonde vagina man)

          • Mangosteen, $1000 chair

            No protection for traitors. NONE.

      • Ron Cheaters

        “He Puts on the lotion”

    • Samuel Hathaway

      Briefly caught some clips of Baltimore on O’Reilly’s show on FOX… all the dancing in the streets, beating drums like they were in the African rain forest…normal behavior for black primitives but the worst was a white woman on roller skates whooping it up with her male boyfriend bluegum, then skating down to another black beast and jumping up into his arms and wrapping her legs around his waist. Maybe she’ll slip tonight on her skates and land hard on her white rear-end.

      • Rob

        Maybe she will be assualted by the negroes and that would be a wake up call for her not to step out of line.

        • InAFreeCountry

          You can’t rape the willing.

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      • Mangosteen, $1000 chair

        Another traitor that will not receive our protection when things get worse. If we ever send the blacks back to Africa, we should send the white traitors with them. You love them, YOU live among them. Once you go black, you ARE black.

      • Nonhumans

        Or head…

    • Rob

      What a disgusting picture of trechery!

    • Illidan Stormragge

      Not my family.

    • ElComadreja

      Unfortunately my sister and several cousins are liberal idiots.

  • journey

    The race hustler dares not mention that whites, Asians, and Hispanics do not riot, loot, etc over “social injustice” just blacks. As for more “community investment” = eternal handouts that goes into a black hole never to be seen again. This country needs to say enough is enough.

    • Chip Carver

      Keep in mind that the majority of rioters arrested in the LA riots of ’92 were hispanic, and this is well before they outnumbered blacks here in town (yes, I’m in beautiful LA. The hispanics are opportunists besides being violent, and when things take a tumble, they’ll be trying to help themselves to whatever they want, even if it’s yours.

      • journey

        You trigger me to Google that ’92 riot. From what I read on Wikipedia, it appeared Hispanics joined in the looting due to fear of no supplies getting into the area, no speak English (also feeling oppressed). But the major difference between Koreans and the two other groups, the Koreans did not loot or riot. LAPD abandoned them so they literally had to defend themselves against the hordes.

        I would guess, more Hispanics got arrested over blacks because blacks are the victims (protected species) in this country.

      • John Smith

        I had an uncle who always said they worked hard, but would steal when they saw an opportunity. There used to be a joke about why Hispanics didn’t marry blacks – they didn’t want their kids to grow up too lazy to steal.

        • Samuel Hathaway

          …why Hispanics didn’t marry blacks – they didn’t want their kids to grow up too lazy to steal…

          LOL! hurt my gut on that one!

        • Lexonaut

          The recipe for Gypsy rabbit stew begins with … First, steal a rabbit.

    • That is because only the black people are “oppressed.” See, Whites and Asians have “privilege” and hence no justification to ever riot. But it is fine for blacks. Yep, the “community organizer” at work.

      • Samuel Hathaway

        The “community organizer” whose qualifications are no better than being drafted for the “C” team, doesn’t seem particularly interested in community organizing in major cities going up in flames in the very nation where he occupies the presidency.

  • AmericanCitizen

    Very surprising that a Lib/Prog like Obama would think that more government spending and social programs are the answer.

    • Yeah, we “need to invest more in our inner city communities.” Gee. How did he think of that? Gosh, now, if only someone else had come up with that novel idea. (Really, like we haven’t been doing that, to no avail, for at least the last fifty or more odd years?)

      • Samuel Hathaway

        Bleeding the white taxpayers eternally to prop up failed African societies is the whole point, no? Results don’t matter. Just the appearance of “doing something”, pitting blacks against the white taxpayers to agitate for more spending is all we need to know about the goals of the First-Muslim-In-Chief.

      • Spikeygrrl

        Odd years indeed. Per the Chinese curse, we live in interesting times.

  • Frank_DeScushin

    “This is not new. It’s been going on for decades,” Obama said.

    You mean black riots have been going on for decades, Mr. President? Yeah, we know. And, because we here at Amren are wise to the true reason behind black riots, we know that your proposed investment solutions will do nothing to prevent future black riots, just like the mass urban investment that started a half century ago did nothing to stop Ferguson or Baltimore from imploding. I understand that it’s difficult for you to admit uncomfortable truths about your preferred half, Mr. President, but that’s the truth.

    • Yeah, and WHY? That is the question. Oh, I see, because we White people are just soooo racist. Did it ever occur to any of the libs out there that maybe, just maybe, they might be wrong and that after half a century maybe, just maybe, the other side had a point and that there is something inherently wrong with black people that makes that race behave that way and that maybe the stereotypes aren’t entirely unreasonable? This is insanity. Insanity is defined as doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.

      • Nonhumans

        Insanity is synonymous with libtardism.
        .
        Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results IS what libtards do. Not only do they live in a fantasy-world, they cringe in the face of truth & reality.

    • Samuel Hathaway

      The preferred half, indeed…. Kenyan, that is. Raised by a white mother and white grandmother, a social pattern all too common among young black males and who raises them, Obama doesn’t give a ##@*) about black on white crime, evidenced by the benign indifference of the beheading of that white woman in Oklahoma by that radical black muslim.

      • ElComadreja

        He’s on record as saying he despises his white genetics.

  • MekongDelta69

    GIBSMEDAT

    • Bon, From the Land of Babble

      Ha!

      According to Salon:

      As a nation, we fail to comprehend Black political strategy in much the same way we fail to recognize the value of Black life.

      Black political strategy = rioting and looting booze, drugs and toilet paper

      • See, you people on American Renaissance. You guys think that you knew all about black people. Well this story just shows that you are wrong. See, black people DO sometimes use toilet paper. Actually these images has improved slightly my opinion of blacks.

        • Bon, From the Land of Babble

          The image on one of your posts didn’t come through.

        • I have long thought that blacks were full of $#!&, and those photos seem to offer concrete proof.

        • Max

          It is probably used to start fires.

      • Deacon Blue

        Who reads trash rags like Salon? Its not news. Its progressive agenda
        narrative.

      • InAFreeCountry

        They be gettin’ that paper!!! LOL Black Power, indeed.

      • carriewhite64

        What is the deal with the toilet paper? All day I have seen pics of looters packing toilet paper.

    • Deacon Blue

      Where da White wimmyns at?

  • I followed Herr Obama’s orders and did some “soul searching.” My soul tells me that cracking skulls is the way to prevent future riots. My soul tells me Obama is a BSer. My soul tells me that spending more white money on pie in the sky by and by is pure waste.

    Thanks, Obama. That soul searching thing is really good. I feel much better now.

    • Yeah, a liberal says, “We are all Americans.” (Even Somali refugees!) But when a liberal says “America” must do some “soul searching” he/she means “White people need to do soul searching.”

    • He isn’t even consciously aware of being a BS-er, which would imply some deliberate thinking on his own part. Instead, he just opens his mouth and stupid $#!& crawls out.

    • Augustus3709

      Don’t besmirch the good right and honorable title of Herr.

      Maybe “comrade” is more up his alley.

    • carriewhite64

      Nothing like a good soul searching session to get your mind right.

  • phorning

    “We have seen too many instances of what appears to be police officers interacting with individuals, primarily African-American, often poor, in ways that raise troubling questions. It comes up, it seems like, once a week now,” Obama said.

    Granted it is just one example over the past six years, but for a President of the United States to speak this way is an absolute embarrassment.

    • thegodsofeden

      He’s like my supervisor at work. When he gives directions to do something, and it
      makes absolutely no sense and doesn’t fit the job at hand, if someone points it out, he just gives a smile and says, “Yeah but that’s why I’m the manager. Just do it”.

    • “Yeah, ya know, I mean, like, those riots, and the police. You know, we need to look at this, you know? This comes up every now and then. And, you know, rioting and looting are bad, you know..” I think he needs a new teleprompter, “ya know”?

      • InAFreeCountry

        Ya know what I’m sayin’? He must be biting his tongue to keep from completing the magic phrase.

        • What is worse is that he doesn’t even speak black English well: His back ground is not “African American.” He was a privileged multiracial kid from Hawaii and Indonesia. He is as alien to the American black culture as most of us would be, maybe more so. His feeling of unity with blacks is only because of his hatred against Whites. He hates a culture that he can never really be part of. No, in this case, he is just someone who can’t speak well in public, depending on the teleprompter. Anyway, thanks, “ya know”, for your reply. LOL.

      • I know; gnome sayin’?

  • Hilis Hatki

    I see that he talked about Baltimore at the TPP news conference today. He had a list of what was needed to be done.. I sat thinking… What have you been getting payed for? He said the same old gobbledygook talking points. Soon the economy will be so bad it will not be just the blacks rioting. How do you create opportunities for 300 million people without destroying the natural world…. just give everyone a million dollars…. make everyone, in need, a Congressman… just buy stock… No.

    Obama knows the answer to these decades old problems, his smile today told the answer ….total control of everyone.

    • Yeah, Obama, last week you talked about all the people who are coming here and how we need to help them stay here and now you are talking about all the lack of jobs in the inner cities. I guess connecting the dots is not something you were taught at your previous employment as a community organizer.

  • Canadian Friend

    The USA since the 1960s has already invested many billions in the black community and look at the results, how is more investment and more money going to change anything?

    • tetrapod

      How true.

      We’ve already tried all that crap, Baraq. Nothing has helped. Maybe it’s time to seriously consider the possibility that nothing will work, and deal with the consequences.

      • Or to acknowledge that, after fifty years, the Great American Social Experiment has failed and the results are in.

    • journey

      Actually, trillions including AA, every social program under the sun, etc., etc = all causing the dumbing down of this country all the way to the WH. Hey, anything but looking at inherent racial genetic differences.

      • MooTieFighter

        So true, so much valid info out there that proves this over and over and over again. Why isn’t this discussed? We all know why.

    • I know. I can’t believe in this day and age of huge budget deficits and a sagging economy, that someone still talks like this. Seriously, this man is still living in the sixties, where he got taught by his mentor, Bill Ayers. These ideas are just so outmoded. It would be like a Republican conservative talking about, “I know the names of fifteen Communist agents in the State Department.” The exception is of course, that the conservative would get laughed off the podium for saying that.

      • Spikeygrrl

        You must have missed the memo: Having successfully rebranded themselves as “Progressives,” not only are there communists at State, there are communists all over DC. There is at least one in the White House.

    • Samuel Hathaway

      It won’t change anything. Polticians garner favorable public opinion within their voting constituencies by taxing the productive to subsidize the takers. Results are not the point. The only thing that matters is the illusion of propping up a failed constituency by continuing to feed it like a wild animal that cannot be changed.

    • Max

      More “investment” means more check-of-the-month club voters for future generations thus ensuring that Democrats and liberal Republicans stay in power until the universe cools.

      • Lexonaut

        Correct.

  • More “investment” is needed…

    • Jason Lewis

      For at least the past 50 years.

    • Katherine McChesney

      They’ve turned the town I lived in into a ghetto. Meanwhile Whites are funding the Coleman Arts Center, (York, Alabama) to give them self-esteem. They destroyed that city.

      • Kenner

        Just what they need, more unearned self-esteem.

        • Nonhumans

          Well, to be fair, with our white-privelege, and all, we have had the lock on esteems of all varieties, since the dawn of time. Maybe we should share some of the “self” variety with these poor, under-priveleged, and underserved nonhumans… (/sarc)

  • Would these necessary “investments” include things like the brand-new $16 million nursing home that the thugs burned down?

    • Lexonaut

      You can’t have an omelet without breaking eggs … Or something.

  • AmericanRemnant

    Someone without a soul recommending soul searching, that’s a good one. Society should do more like perhaps give them more to destroy? From what I saw those tenements were kept in stellar condition just shining with the pride of their inhabitants. The more they get the more they want, the more they have the more they ruin.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    Urging Americans to ‘do some soul-searching’

    I searched and couldn’t find any way that I am responsible for the feral behavior of your people.

    Hey Obama: This is how I “feign concern.” I believe looters and rioters should be shot on sight.

    Soul Searching?

    I’m searching for more ammo…

    Looting toilet paper at WalMart in memory of Freddie Gray!

    • Jaggers

      There’s something very funny about that pic. The guy’s holding up that toilet paper like it’s a trophy, or some kind of proud accomplishment.

      • John Smith

        More useful than the HS diploma he was given for being able to count to 21.

        • Samuel Hathaway

          At least he might know what to do with toilet paper as opposed to not knowing what to do with a high school diploma that was most likely empty.

        • Kenner

          Ah, a Cherrie Greenbaum reference!

      • InAFreeCountry

        He stole it from a White man. That’s his trophy.

      • Lexonaut

        It’s a gesture of proud defiance. He’s saying “This is how we roll.”

      • Nonhumans

        Well, to be fair, looting that tp is likely the apex of all of his life’s accomplishments. Its also more ambitious than a lot of his fellow nonhumans life-goals.

      • carriewhite64

        I hope that toilet paper raised his self esteem.

    • Samuel Hathaway

      I feel sorry for the toilet paper. Any way to send in the cops to rescue this package of toilet paper?

    • I searched my soul and just don’t give a goddamn. Cry me a river, Obama!

    • journey

      What’s with the tongue? Or is it a tongue?

      • Bon, From the Land of Babble

        Probably picked it up from one of these two freaks.

        • Lexonaut

          I kinda sorta understand how the bottom photo happened. But the top one? I’m afraid to even think about it.

    • ekwaykway

      He grabbed a CVS bag to transport his merchandise. Such civility.

  • mobilebay

    “…a society that doesn’t do enough to uplift poor minority communities.”

    Mr. President, why continue to enforce the “poor minorities” belief that they are always the victims? Why didn’t you say, “Help yourselves first by supporting family solidarity – a father, mother (married) and children who are taught respect for authorities such as police, teachers and are church-centered, or at least taught moral values at hoime.

    Stay in school. Drop outs are rarely hired. Pull up your pants and act like a concerned member of society. Quit listening to the filthy and agressive lyrics from the rappers. Pick up a book instead. Treat others with respect – a good way to earn it for yourself.

    Don’t travel the classroom to prison route that so many do. Show society you are someone that can break out of the mold.

    These are only a few suggestions and are all free. You don’t have to depend on anyone else to be a decent, law-abiding, considerate human being. Lift yourself up!

  • dd121

    Obama never seems to say the right thing at the right time to feral blacks. We be president now.

    • Bon, From the Land of Babble

      Obama is too busy worrying about Afghanistan – things are really bad there now – look at this!!

      Oh wait…that’s Baltimore….

  • Whitetrashgang

    I bet its all Barry can do to not join the looting.

    • Bon, From the Land of Babble

      Don’t look now…

      • Donald

        He still throws like a girl.
        (Actually, I’ve seen 8 yr. old girls with a better arm.)

      • Lexonaut

        I must be getting old. That’s not the way I remember the famous Abbey Road photograph of the Beatles.

    • journey

      Little barry is too chicken.

  • stonepillow

    When BO says “…massive investments in urban communities.” he of course the more white taxpayer financed social program money be poured in.

  • stonepillow

    Don’t I wish I’d read the following news story in the morning:
    In their ultimate gesture of protest the rioters in Baltimore have decided to go on strike; Will no longer accept the Welfare, Food Stamps, Free pre-school, Free Primary and Secondary Education, Free Cell Phones, Section 8 Housing Assistance, WIC Stamps, Food Pantries, Free Medical Care and preferential treatment in College admissions with which the White Racist American society has been keeping them in subjugation.

    They will however continue to accept the free services of the Public Defenders Office.

  • stonepillow

    Say It Ain’t So Amos – There’s a rumor that Obama has been spotted running in the back door of the White House with his arms full of rolls of toilet paper.

  • Alex Williamson

    The problem is the way blacks interact with the police. If they said “how can I I help you officer?” instead of “f*** you pig motherf***er” they would be on the receiving end of a lot fewer beatings. Many feral blacks simply have no idea how to speak to authority figures politely, largely because of the breakdown of the black family. Perhaps they should be given special classes at school on how to speak to people properly and respectfully. It would help them find gainful employment and avoid being beaten by the police.

  • pennawhytmn

    WOW!……………..WOW………….WOW WOW. I will not say I am surprised by his words. But I will say, he has reached his new all time low. With less than 2 years to go, I dread to see what he could do or say that WOULD surprise me.

  • Tarczan

    After all of these instances of black outrage, it is amazing that not one politician or leader has said the obvious, that is, please obey a law officers orders. Most of these cases evolved from some darkie going off when a PO gave them a lawful order. It would be too much for Obama to make that request.

    • journey

      Can’t blame the victim. And, it would kill the highly lucrative black grievance industry. The biggest pot of all, slavery reparations on an international level has yet to be realized.

      • Capn Dad

        International level? Does that mean that since my ancestors were Britons, slaves to the Romans during their occupation of Great Britain, I can send a bill to Italy? Or the Hebrews to the Egyptians? Or the Indians to the Spanish? Etc etc etc.

        • journey

          Nope, sorry. It’s a black privilege thing pushed by white lawyers to stuff their pockets. (Blacks are not smart enough to do this).

          • Capn Dad

            Well I am crushed. Think I’ll dig up a rock or two to heave at Deputy Barney Fife.

  • junkbondtrader41

    There’s almost no limit to the miracle cures possible with a new round of federal redistribution programs.

  • We need to handle all these rioters in more modern, up to date ways. Check out an illustration of an alternative I had in mind:

    • propagandaoftruth

      Soylent brown?

      • IstvanIN

        Even with biscuits and gravy……no thanks.

        • Kenner

          The cholesterol …..

          • Lexonaut

            “The cholesterol …”

            Oh dear. (Snicker snicker.)

          • IstvanIN

            The grease.

          • carriewhite64

            The aftertaste.

  • Baltimore, among other black cities, have seen millions upon millions of dollars spent on these troubled cities. You know what happens as a result? Nothing. Let them fare for themselves, and strip away the citizenship of all those who riot.

  • Samuel Hathaway

    “We shouldn’t pretend that it’s new,” says the First-Muslim-In Chief of the policing in crime-ridden black communities.
    Actually we need to stop pretending that Obama is qualified to be president, that he gives a ##@*! about Baltimore more than he cares about playing golf, or that the next year-and-a-half is going to be anything to look forward to under this underqualified, intellectually retarded sorry of an excuse elected by a bunch of multi-culti worshiping lemmings.

  • Obama still wants to cling to the outmoded ideas that have been around for the last fifty years. They sounded so good when the youthful hippies said them, but are getting old.

    • Kenner

      OMG! It’s the Age of Aquarius!!

      • Lexonaut

        I don’t think Aquarius’ age has much to do with anything. You’re only as old as you feel, you know.

  • John Smith

    Tribe members will get that development money away from them in no time at all.

  • De Doc

    What a laugh that was. Baltimore has had a very, very long time under liberal Democrats for this ‘urban investment’. Well, what happened to the gravy train of federal monies that no doubt poured into that city over the decades without hardly a hint of results? Oh, yeah, the past two black mayoral administrations probably saw those fat stacks of cash eaten up by corruption, mismanagement, and ineptitude. They piss away the dough handed to them and now act like they’re shocked that the taxpayer is getting tired of funding this race of misfits and nitwits.

  • Reverend Bacon

    This response from the circle-squarers always amazes me, no matter how often I hear it. What’s the number? We’ve spent about 100 trillion dollars on this experiment, and we’re worse off than when we started. How anyone can have the unmitigated temerity to assert that we’ve not spent enough is beyond me.

    And since we’re nowhere at all, the number can’t be anywhere near $100 trillion. $one quadrillion? Ten? A hundred? Would that bridge the “achievement gap” and the “violence gap” and the “intelligence gap” and the “criminality gap” and all the other gaps that many think can’t be bridged? And how could it possibly be worth it? For 40 trillion, we could give every black a million dollars to relocate to someplace less racist, like Liberia. I don’t like welfare, and I hate the idea of reparations: I think blacks owe us, rather than the reverse. But that would stop the hemorrhaging.

  • phorning

    Nicholas Stix is reporting Freddie Gray had spine and neck surgery a week before his arrest. Doctor’s recommendation was for him to stay home and rest.

    • thegodsofeden

      Well there you go. Unfortunately, to the rioting animals and their handlers, this doesn’t and won’t change a thing.

    • Alexandra1973

      No shocker he wouldn’t listen to the doctor’s advice.

  • disqus_mfERPWUv3H

    By all means Obama, throw more taxpayer money at it. That’s always the Progressive solution.

  • JohnEngelman

    Urging Americans to “do some soul-searching,” President Barack Obama expressed deep frustration Tuesday over recurring black deaths at the hands of police, rioters responding with senseless violence and a society that will only “feign concern” without addressing the root causes.

    – Nedra Pickler, Yahoo! News, April 28, 2015

    The “root causes” of black crime can be found in the black genome.

  • Tim_in_Indiana

    If Obama and the Democrats had any sense, they’d be incredibly embarrassed by the constant riots, protests, “knockout games,” altercations and so on by blacks in the last few years. So much for “hope and change,” of a black president “bringing the nation together. Things have only gone from bad to worse since “the great black hope” came into office. Maybe the premise was wrong in the first place?

  • 4321realist

    Obama says the solution involves more “investments in urban communities.

    Yes, so the blacks can burn them down as they ALWAYS do.

    If blacks are the same as every other race, then why can’t they start up their own neighborhood businesses instead of relying on immigrants to do that?

    They would get preferences on small business loans.

    Of course not being able to do basic math might be a problem for them, I guess.

  • George Costanza

    “They’ll” just never admit it, that “they” are the problem.

  • Biff_Maliboo

    Literally ‘mo’ munny fo’ dem programs.’

  • ekwaykway

    Well white people, no baseball for you. All because a zookeeper fell asleep on the job.

  • Sam Brown

    Who will appease and pander to the blacks when the white race is extinct?

  • Rob

    Shameless blacks

  • Augustus3709

    A violent police force is a side effect of multiculturalism.

    There is increased mistrust and tension between alien groups. Always.

  • Poupon Marx

    “But he also criticized a society that doesn’t do enough to uplift poor minority communities. He said the solution to deep-seeded problems that spur violence include early education, criminal justice reform and job training, while suggesting that kind of a response is out of reach with a Republican Congress. “I’m under no illusion that out of this Congress we’re going to get massive investments in urban communities,” Obama said.”

    What Obomunist meant was that it wasn’t enough to give them free food. It must be cooked, served, and put into their mouths.

  • Max

    “Invest” in the parlance of the left means in fact that your money would be better spent in your fireplace during winter months to provide heat for your home.

    His Hopefulness’ “investments” are guaranteed losses for every productive citizen as has been demonstrated for the last five decades. He is this nation’s welfare recipient-in-chief.

  • Realist.44

    Maybe one of the black communities problems Mr. Obama forgot to mention was the lack of two parents in many families and zero parenting from most parents coupled with black culture in general and goaded into violence by constant messages of “evil YT” is the reason(s).

  • H. Mueller

    We as productive citizens have paid trillions of dollars towards the plight of the American negro since LBJs Great Society was instituted in the 60s. This is what we get for our money. We get out of proportion murders and attacks on Whites, we get schools that cant work for teaching due to disruptive negroes. We get burned cities, we get vast areas of trashed, no go zones for Whites.

    Whites who are vastly more qualified get passed over for jobs, placement in higher education facilities, due to racist affirmative action. The negro is paid to breed, given food and medical care, housing and education assistance. Whites get attacked and blamed for all of the ills that befall a race of low IQ, violent negroes.

    Enough of this, it is now time for the negro to do something for himself, stop the blame game, and become a contributor. We have paid enough, when the negro gets his act together, then he can think about repaying Whites for all they have done for him. Although that would never happen, we would just be satisfied with them leaving us alone, both physically and financially.

  • Irish

    It’s your fault White folk..The trillions in wealth transfer, the forced busing, every welfare program, not nearly enough..All of the pathological behavior of Inner-City Blacks is you racist White peoples fault..Thank you, and Goodnight.

  • InAFreeCountry

    So Barry is trying to sell us the same old snake oil that hasn’t worked for the last 50 years. Nigga, please.

  • Cecil Henry

    This theft by redistribution must end. You work. They tax. Tax tax tax.

    So why work?? Be a parasite. Don’t feed this system. Its evil.

  • Snazzy Snook

    Yes, of course he criticizes black deaths by police but, doesn’t ever mention that more whites die by police than blacks.. He also doesn’t have a problem either with defending muslim extremists killing innocent Christians, by point to 1000 year or more old Christian crusades..
    I really despise this A-hole ..

  • slobotnavich

    More “investment in urban communities”? How about the tens of trillions in taxpayer dollars spent over the past fifty years squandered in black urban communities, project housing turned to wreckage and rubble by black occupancy, once beautiful urban neighborhoods totally destroyed by black occupation, abandoned cars everywhere, drug dealers openly plying their wares, heavy bars on the windows of every commercial establishment…….? Interesting how we see this phenomenon everywhere in the world where blacks are found in any large numbers, everywhere, no exceptions, not one. Bringing them into our nation as slaves was the greatest single mistake our forebears ever made. Not re-exporting them to Africa after the Civil War, as none other than old (Dis)Honest Abe Lincoln wanted to do, was the second greatest.

  • jb

    To all the comments >> Thanks guys, very interesting, now all we have to do is wake up and fight back !! BIG TIME !! Do Unto Others !!!! An Eye For An Eye ~~~~~~~

  • pennawhytmn

    Oh brother. Hillary is on the television machine right now spewing the obligatory narrative just as our illustrious president. I think it was a photocopy of the speech. I like it much better when those 2 windbags are defaming one another.

  • wretchedwhiterabbit

    Spending other people’s money solves every problem a Democrat encounters.

  • MooTieFighter

    The more we funnel into these war zones and urban schools, the worse they do. He knows this, he simply realizes his constituents are too dumb to realize this very well known fact. I have seen graphs of many of these inter cities that reveal the stark reality: crime/poor grades actually INCREASE as more government funds poor in. A lot of these funds also go missing (no surprises there, either) and have shown direct correlations with black politicians. All facts you will never see or hear discussed in modern America.

  • Light from the East

    I don’t care what this anti-white hypocrite said, I just know the similar situation will happen over and over again as white population decreases. The sign of a breakout of a trend has already begun, we should strengthen ourselves to protect our core interest.

  • Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus

    “I’m under no illusion that out of this Congress we’re going to get massive investments in urban communities,” Obama said.

    Is Obama referring to the urban communities he’s encouraging his base to burn down? I guess he wants Republicans to rebuild those neighborhoods. So his base can burn them down again.

    His concern is touching.