Skip to comments.Black Gangs Terrorize D.C.
Posted on 08/11/2006 7:12:35 AM PDT by Mike Bates
Because the Washington Post wants to obscure the basic reality of the situation, we believe that visitors to the nation's capital should be warned that there is a crime emergency in effect, sparked by a sharp increase in homicides, and they are potential victims.
The fact is that white tourists are being injured and killed by roving black male gangs, who are even showing up in exclusive areas such as Georgetown where some rich reporters live behind iron gates. The Post, however, has a policy of deliberately keeping the public in the dark about the real nature of the problem.
In D.C., it appears, you're not supposed to talk about the racial aspect of the problem. Black police chief Charles H. Ramsey temporarily reassigned a white police commander who warned residents to be aware of suspicious black people in a section of the city where a white man, a British citizen by the name of Alan Sennit, was murdered by having his throat slit by a group of black male thugs. Ramsey considered his comments racially offensive, even though they were true.
The commander, Andy Solberg, had said, "This is not a racial thing to say that black people are unusual in Georgetown." Georgetown is the fancy and affluent area of the city that was described in a July 16 Post headline as "a virtually all-white enclave." While Solberg was reassigned for drawing attention to the potential threat posed by groups of black males wandering through white areas of the city and killing people, Courtland Milloy of the Post in a July 12 column quoted Ramsey himself as saying that "Young black males, in groups of five to six, ages 13 to 15, are displaying handguns and beating their victims."
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When will we wake up to the cultural problems in our nation, and forthrightly address them?
I guess the total gun ban in Washington D.C. doesn't work. The only solution is more gun control...
(Go Israel, Go! Slap 'Em Down Hezbullies.)
are you allowed to say that?
What do we expect when a DC Mayor smoked Crack?
Only in certain forums. . .
Yep, just because there's 2,000 laws that don't work doesn't mean that the 2,001st won't.
...and then was re-elected.
And got re-elected afterwards.
The tolerance for ghettos, the illicit drug-culture and industry, and the persistence of welfare as a way of life, go a long way to contributing to this issue. Once tolerance stops, so will the problem.
Ya beat me!
No, it was more dangerous in the late 80's and early 90's when it was known as "Murder Capital" with over 500 murders a year. Now we got the murder rate under 300, which is a vast improvement and certain parts of the city is going through gentrification.
I wonder if this "black" police chief felt that frequent police patrols in these affluent areas was politically incorrect, as white people shouldn't be more entitled to police protection than black people.
And if so, he'd be correct in theory, except that the correct method of dealing with the inequality would've been to apply for funding to increase police numbers and patrols in the poorer sections of town without decreasing patrols in the more affluent areas.
But I do wonder if that's what happened.
Wasn't it just yesterday that there was a thread on here about the Madison, WI City Council voting to NOT ALLOW GANGS TO LOITER? And, some of my Freeper Brothers and Sisters began to stand-up for their right to Free Assembly.
I'll take my "right to life" provision in the Preamble to the Constitution over their right to assemble in the Bill of Rights.
When my dad was stationed in DC during WW2, he was warned to get off the sidewalk if a group of blacks were approaching him. This has been a problem there for over half a century.
When out throats are being slit
The DC cops are very effective at parking enforcement.
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