former-baltimore-mayor-federally-indicted-in-wake-of-corruption-investigation

 | November 20, 2019 08:47 AM Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh has been indicted on a number of federal charges, including fraud, conspiracy, and tax evasion. Pugh, a 69-year-old Democrat, resigned earlier this year after an alleged scheme involving sales of her self-published children’s book series, Healthy Holly, came to light. In a grand jury…

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baltimore-state’s-attorney:-“over-militarization-of-police-departments”-biggest-threat-to-civil-rights

Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby was quoted at the University of Baltimore Law’s 400 Years: Slavery and the Criminal Justice System conference in saying one of the most significant civil rights issues facing African Americans in Baltimore City is the “flawed” criminal justice system that has kept many in a perpetual state of mass…

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baltimore-city-hits-300-homicides-for-5th-consecutive-year-amid-murder-crisis

Baltimore has just hit 300 homicides for the fifth consecutive year, reported The Baltimore Sun. On a per-capita basis, Baltimore is one of the most dangerous cities in America. If you have plans on going to Baltimore for the holidays — cancel them immediately — that’s because the city is imploding on itself, likely to get…

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the-chaos-of-baltimore-explained,-how-the-descent-into-hell-continues

By now, you should already know that Baltimore City is imploding on itself. The housing market has stalled, millennials are trapped in overpriced rowhomes, and widespread violent crime has taken over the region. The deteriorating situation in Baltimore is nothing new. It started in the late 1950s when deindustrialization began, and white flight of the…

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i-went-to-the-‘gop-is-racist’-rally-in-baltimore,-and-this-is-what-i-saw

President Trump addressed House Republicans at the “House Republican Retreat” in Baltimore on Thursday, Sept. 12. The progressives of Baltimore hosted a “GOP is Racist” rally outside the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront hotel, where the retreat was taking place. Sporting oversized glasses, a slicked back bun and a backpack, I tried to blend in with the…

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baltimore-on-track-for-record-homicides-as-city-descends-into-chaos 

So here we go again, another depressing story from Baltimore City, a region that is imploding on itself and suffering from a murders crisis, opioid epidemic, a wide gap in wealth/health/education inequalities, and deindustrialization.  In this report, we’re only going to focus on the murder crisis and gently touch on the opioid epidemic (because they…

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how-sicily’s-war-on-the-mob-can-help-baltimore-with-controlling-crime

Many residential areas of Baltimore are controlled by groups of powerful gang members who rule over the people in their neighborhoods who abide by the laws of the state. In the absence of constant and visible police presence, this ruler-ruled dynamic can harden into a siege-like situation in which people live in constant fear and…

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al-sharpton-confronted-in-baltimore:-‘you’re-a-phony,’-you’re-just-a-hustler!’

Rev. Al Sharpton has been on a speaking tour in Baltimore in an effort to defend Rep. Elijah Cumming’s record after President Trump criticized the Democratic lawmaker’s failed leadership of his poverty-ridden district. However, Sharpton was not warmly received in Baltimore. In fact, locals are outraged by Sharpton’s visit. Footage of one of Sharpton’s appearances…

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is-trump-racist?-on-reparations,-baltimore,-and-other-race-issues

SUBSCRIBE TO THE FEDERALIST RADIO HOUR HERE. Coleman Hughes is a Quillette columnist and an undergraduate philosophy major at Columbia University. On this episode of the Federalist Radio Hour, Hughes and Host Ben Domenech discuss how the word “racist” doesn’t mean what it used to, whether Trump and his supporters should be considered racist, and…

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left-jumps-trump-for-saying-what-democrats-have-said-about-baltimore-for-years

Once again, President Trump’s critics have invoked racial invective in an effort to tarnish his image while ignoring similar comments from Sen. Bernie Sanders, the Vermont independent and 2020 presidential hopeful. Less than a week ago, in a reply to Maryland’s Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings, who made disparaging comments about the living conditions of asylum-seekers…

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