National Guard Plans Exit from Baltimore

Ralph Ellis, CNN, May 4, 2015

Things could be returning to normal in Baltimore: The city has lifted its curfew, the National Guard is preparing its exit and a mall that had been a flashpoint in the riots has been reopened.

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Because of the improving conditions in the city, she said, the National Guard will be wrapping up its operations, but don’t expect the troops to leave immediately.

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Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, speaking at a separate news conference Sunday, said it “will take a couple days, maybe about 72 hours” to complete the drawdown, at which point the state of emergency can be lifted.

“We’ve already started to withdraw. It will take a little while. We brought 4,000 people in,” he said.

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Since April 23, police made 486 arrests at protests, rallies and other gatherings related to Gray’s death, police spokesman Capt. J. Eric Kowalczyk said Sunday.

Since last Saturday, 113 police officers have been injured. Forty-six people were arrested Saturday night, four of them juveniles, he said.

Two hundred Baltimore businesses–many of them minority-owned and many lacking insurance–were lost in the April 27 protests alone–the worst night of protests. It “will take a little while to get back to normal,” Hogan said, “but let’s get people back to normal, get people back in the city to visit devastated shops.”

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Six police officers have been charged in the death of Gray last month, Baltimore State’s AttorneyMarilyn Mosby said Friday.

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The police union called for an independent prosecutor, saying Mosby has conflicts of interests. They also criticized her for not waiting until police were done with their inquiry.

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  • Publius Pompilius Quietus

    jl

    • TomIron361

      We can repatriate them back to mother africa.

      • Oil Can Harry

        Africa doesn’t want the useless Baltimorons back.

        Kinda scary that the most law-abiding black man in Baltimore may be Ray Rice!

      • Engelsman

        It was tried already. Liberia was purchased as a homeland for former slaves. The first thing that the freed slaves did was to enslave the African tribes.

        Today, Liberia is another success story like Haiti and Detroit and any African country.

        • TomIron361

          I’m not saying they will have a say in the “repatriation.”

    • Wing-nut.

      Baltimore… The New Detroit.

      • John Smith

        With better seafood.

    • Engelsman

      We had a system like that in South Africa called Separate Development a.k.a. Apartheid where different races could their own things they liked in their own areas. e.g. the Whites could plant trees in their areas and the Blacks could litter to their hearts’ content in theirs.

      The rest of the world fell over itself to dismantle Apartheid and subject White South Africans to the joys of Black Majority Rule – think Detroit on a country-wide scale, only there is nowhere to flee to, and your taxes pay for everything including massive corruption and wastage.

      Thanks, USA and Europe, for getting rid of Apartheid for us. Now it’s your turn to be a minority in your own country. The shoe is on the other foot now. Whilst I realise that the people on this site are the good guys, I can’t help a little bit of schadenfrude when I read articles like this.

  • Don’t leave just yet, there may have been another cop-on-civilian shooting in the worst part of the city, close to where Freddie Gray happened.

    “Things could be returning to normal in Baltimore.”

    In this case, “normal” is relative term.

    • Fed Up

      Normal — as referred to the mentality of Blacks — more robberies, assaults, rapes, etc., etc., etc.!

      P.S.: They’re still mad as hell — because a school drop-out in his late 20s or early 30s can’t get a $100,000 a year job in a bank, insurance or brokerage firm. I mean WHY does education have to be needed for a high pay job? Sheer racism and a means of discriminating against our fine young Black men.

  • Fed Up

    And if ANY business rebuilds or reopens in that section of Baltimore — they DESERVE to be looted and torched in the next riot. Does anyone believe the ridiculous charges brought against those officers charged over the perp’s death? If so, call me. I have some wonderful ocean front land to sell you. (Clearly visible — at every low tide.)

  • Canadian Friend

    200 business destroyed and 113 officers injured yet I just saw a report on PBS/the news hour in which blacks are asked questions and they have the nerve to pretend they have no idea why there was a curfew and they even said the curfew made things worse!

    they interviewed a black woman who talked as if the curfew was what was keeping her husband from getting insulin – not the fact black people looted and destroyed a CVS drug store

    I used to watch PBS many years ago but it is more and more part of the anti-white/pro-leftism propaganda machine

    it is beyond disgraceful the lies they tell and the staged/fake news reports they have on now.

    • John Smith

      At least your tax dollars aren’t being used to pay for this garbage.

    • ElComadreja

      I’ve never seen more worthless black ass kissed in my entire life and FOX was just as bad as the rest.

  • Chip Carver

    Go to youtube and watch “The 12 O’Clock Boys”. If nothing else, you’ll be able to see that the police lost their handle on things years ago.

    • Puggg

      The boy in that movie calls himself Pug.

      The nerve of him.

      • Lexonaut

        Just don’t lick his face.

  • phillyguy

    A near riot just happened in Baltimore about an hour ago when a negro carrying an illegal gun was stopped by the police, it fell out of his pocket and discharge. The blacks were screaming that a police officer just shot a unarmed black Dr.

    • ElComadreja

      Just a matter of when.

  • guest

    Before, it was Ferguson. Today, it was Baltimore. Tomorrow, the National Guard will be needed in the next town where a black criminal dies at the hands of someone who is not a black criminal.

  • Screamin_Ruffed_Grouse

    Things could be returning to normal in Baltimore.

    I lived there. Trust me, that is not an encouraging statement.

  • superlloyd

    Baltimore’s descent to Detroit status is well on the way. Only 46 arrested. The Police pussyfooted around the troublemakers. This only encourages other black boneheads in other towns to get ready for their days in the national news.

    • ElComadreja

      A preview of how cops will react nationwide to black riots.

  • Jim Kental

    Baltimore is finished…… it will descend below Camden NJ. The good news is that a lot of whites and Asians have awakened. Stay tuned.

  • dd121

    The blacks will have plenty of time to themselves without interference from evil whites. No white business will go back in that area. Check out the LA riots, the businesses never went back.

    • Jim Kental

      One thing about blacks, they just don’t think ahead. Not only have they chased away many sorely needed businesses, but they showed many naïve whites and Asians that they are mindless savages who need to be shipped back to the jungles.

      • dd121

        You’d think their leaders would have some capacity for planning. Nope. It didn’t occur to the mayor that businesses might not want to locate to Baltimore in the future if order wasn’t preserved.

        • Lexonaut

          Cut her some slack. She has a political career to worry about.

    • Bon, From the Land of Babble

      OK, if the guards leave, who will protect the thugs space to destroy?

      • Lexonaut

        My wife — raised a Quaker — is beginning to wake up. Many on here decry Fox News but now that she’s seen the riot coverage from a news service she trusts — instead of my summarizing stories from redneck white supremacist sites like AmRen — she is starting to no longer deny the evidence of her own eyes.

        • Bon, From the Land of Babble

          Fox News is a stepping stone. She’s ready for the next step on her way to enlightenment.

          • Lexonaut

            Yes indeed. One problem is, even though she too was a computer professional, she hates to use them and cannot imagine how the internet might be all the entertainment she ever needs. For example, she’s a huge bridge fan but refuses to even think about finding an online bridge club.

            So if I try to show her a citizen journalist internet streaming video feed — which does not lie even if being put out by the Oakland NBPP — for her that would not be real since such videos do not have an official stamp of approval from a certified news agency that she trusts.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    When asked what she made of criticisms aimed at her and praise given to Gov. Larry Hogan, she responded, I’m going to continue to be focused on rebuilding the city.

    Said the mayor as she falsely charged six police officers and let the criminals who looted, destroyed and burned businesses, police cars and buildings go free.

    • Jim Kental

      That’s black “leadership” for ya’.

      • Bon, From the Land of Babble

        “I’m going to continue to be focused on rebuilding the city.”

        Black speech too.

    • Usually Much Calmer

      They don’t even know when they are failing. Life is a mystery to them.

    • Sick of it

      It really is a shame. I had ancestors over there in the seventeenth century.

    • Lygeia

      Amazing pictures that show the sad decline of a once-beautiful city. It reminds me of the pictures that contrast the Detroit of today with Hiroshima and Nagasaki after the atomic bomb was detonated over those cities at the end of World War II.

      • Bon, From the Land of Babble

        Detroit, Camden NJ, Birmingham AL, Gary In, Baltimore, Oakland, CA, – and plenty more — all once thriving, successful, orderly majority White cities reduced to rubble.

  • Cucksmasher_14

    Baltimore is clearly choosing black power, black privilege and black supremacy over law, order and common sense.

    The logical consequence of this is that Whites will flee and they will become another Detroit within this generation.

  • pennawhytmn

    One can only hope that the victims in the next riots are likely white apologists, and not good, working white people, who were in whatever location before the cultural enrichment took hold. For some reason I do not have much anger directed at Black people as many other realists do. I mean that. Being raised a hunter, I am very appreciative of nature in all it’s glory. I do not “hate” the bear that eats a human, or the shark that takes a summer’s leg. They are just playing their part in the natural world. Black behavior is no different. My real anger is directed at the White teacher, clergyman, politician, police officer, judge, media, entertainers, athletes, and so on who continue to sell out their own white brethren, for a multitude of reasons, most of which are self-serving, arrogant, and self-righteous. I have the guts to admit, and maybe it makes me a less than perfect person, that I sometimes take pleasure in the suffering of individual whites at the hands of the Dark Ones. I sometimes even find more pleasure in the pain of a white apologist more than I do when a White man guns down a Black Dindu. Black people are just behaving as evolution has dictated. White apologists are using that behavior for their own immediate, personal gains, with no regard for the future of my, yours, or even their own children.

    • Lexonaut

      “For some reason I do not have much anger directed at Black people as many other realists do.”

      These days I feel the same as you. They can’t help themselves — can’t stop being violent — any more than a cat can resist killing mice.

  • listenupbub

    What ticks me off is how cocky black politicians are. The mayor of Baltimore is just like Obama. She should be ashamed of herself for not doing a darned thing about this mayhem.

    One possible explanation as to why she was not ashamed of herself is that she actually likes to see blacks lash out and hurt white people.

  • De Doc

    Well now, it’s business as usually in west Baltimore. The drug dealers and petty crooks can safely return to their chosen professions.

  • TheCogitator

    A friend who just returned from a visit to the CVS in Baltimore said all that was left was suntan lotion and Father’s Day cards……

  • Vito Powers

    Check out this five minute video on CSpan

    JANUARY 31, 1953
    The Baltimore Plan
    This 1953 documentary details community and social worker efforts to clean up poor housing conditions in Baltimore, Maryland.

    http://www.c-span.org/video/?325661-1/baltimore-plan

    • Jim Kental

      Very telling……. in retrospect, we see how futile this was.

    • Harry

      “..to notify landlords and owners of violations and take legal action where necessary.”
      (at 4:40 into the film). The part they left out was the deliberate destruction of property by (you know who). It reminds me of a law on the books in CA where it is illegal to not remove graffiti on your property. That’s right; if someone tags the side of your house, you can be fined for not getting rid of it in a timely manner.

  • John Smith

    They need to shell it first.

  • Hilis Hatki

    Baltimore… Nevermore.

  • Hammerheart

    I think calling in the Guard is just going through the motions. No one wanted them there or actually wanted their assistance in containing the situation. Remember in Ferguson when the Guard was more concerned with the people on the rooftops protecting their own property than the rampaging horde below? The Obama administration would never condone military action against blacks. That’s bad business.

  • Vito Powers

    The question is how did those properties get in that condition? They certainly weren’t constructed that way. The video seems to blame “slum lords” for the mess, which is code for “white landlords”. Of course, minor things like non-payment of rent had nothing to do with anything. As always, the white power structure is suppressing the law-abiding Negroes with poor housing conditions, poor schools, racist police, blah blah.

    Negro Fatigue is growing in this country.

  • I new a little lady from Baltimore, Baltimore, Baltimore, I new a lady from Baltimore, let’s she what she can’t do….
    She can’t work, no she can’t no she can’t. She can’t work, no she can’t let see what she can’t do…
    She can’t read, no she can’t no she can’t no she can’t she can’t work, no she can’t let’s see what she can’t do…
    She can’t parent, no she can’t no she can’t no she can’t she can’t parent no she can’t let’s se what she can’t do…
    She can’t build, no she can’t, no she can’t no she can’t…

    Hey, I sometimes have to have some fun here!

  • BulgAryan

    If White People Had a Country of Their Own, This Wouldn’t Be Happening