Doesn’t anyone remember the “Bush Boyz”, who used to do
the same exact things? (sarc)
Seriously, I knew that when I began to hear swaggering young
Black men calling up Hannity on talk radio,about a year into Obama’s Presidency, and talking about
“my boy Barack”, that this kind of thing was inevitable.
Obama’s polarizing nature, and his cool “I can get away with anything” persona does have its effect.
And it ain’t good, ain’t good at all.
In this case, he serves as inspiration for outright homicidal
criminality. I know a member of the St. Louis PD, and I will be there about 2 weeks from now-—I intend to ask him about this.
The area where this shooting took place, Walnut Park, is in the top three areas for homicides and shootings. It’s Blood territory, with the dominant gang being the 4 -9 Bloods, for the 4900 block of Beacon, Alcott and Davidson streets.
Every April 9th, they have a community get together, and the SLMPD guys are out in force just to keep the rival Crip gang over on Geraldine Street from coming by and shooting it up.
It is a bad, bad neighborhood and just like most of north St. Louis, used to be predominately white German folk.
"Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Declares the Lord GOD of hosts, "For your day has come, The time when I will punish you.
32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall With no one to raise him up; And I will set fire to his cities And it will devour all his environs."