Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Armstrong Williams ― Moral Decay in the Streets of Baltimore

Armstrong Williams is an American political commentator, entrepreneur, author of a nationally syndicated conservative newspaper column, and host of a daily radio show 

Let’s face it. Baltimore has been a-riot for decades and was looted long before its citizens finally rose up in glaring, sad, and pathetic anger before the global media world this week over the still-unexplained death of Freddie Gray in police custody. 

While the cops try and get their story straight, the citizens have taken to the streets in a largely symbolic display of outrage, burning a few cars and torching a few businesses in a city that for all intents and purposes is already too burned-out to really destroy.

Against a veneer of development along its harbor, Camden Yards, and a few blocks of recently developed homes around the ball park, the city has large swaths of broken down homes and vacant lots. The roiling real estate speculation of the 2000s left the city almost half rebuilt, with islands of development surrounded by a vast sea of urban blight. 

Read more at: http://www.newsmax.com/ArmstrongWilliams/Baltimore-riots-Freddie-Gray-Armstrong-Williams/2015/05/04/id/642508/