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DOWNTOWN MEMPHIS? SAFE, OF COURSE
WND ^ | 08/17/13 | Colin Flaherty

Posted on 08/21/2013 11:31:43 PM PDT by Anila

Except for the killings and the robberies and other episodes of black mob violence, the press and business owners of Memphis want us to know their downtown is safe.

But David Santucci is dead, the latest victim of black mob violence there.

The 27-year old Santucci had only recently began his career as a nurse. He liked music and concerts and the Memphis Grizzlies. He also liked his home town, though he knew it could be dangerous.

“Funny story,” he wrote in his Facebook page two years ago. “Just got robbed at gun point in driveway…haha cant beat living in Memphis.”

Santucci was not so lucky with his second robbery. He had just left a birthday party 1 a.m. Monday morning at a downtown bar near Martin Luther King Boulevard. Three blocks away from the Beale Street entertainment district.

A car of three black people drove by, screeched to a halt, then backed up. A man got out and shot Santucci in the heart. He died soon after, surrounded by a spontaneous prayer circle of restaurant workers and friends who came running at the sound of the gunshot.

Santucci was found with his car keys and phone in his hands. So there is some question whether robbery was a motive.

Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2013/08/downtown-memphis-safe-of-course/#3w0IjqVUfKOhExO4.99

(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; US: Tennessee
KEYWORDS: banglist; blackmob; guncontrol; murders; robberies; secondamendment
More stories about racial and black mob violence at http://whitegirlbleedalot.com/
1 posted on 08/21/2013 11:31:44 PM PDT by Anila
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To: Anila

Memphis looks like a Mad Max type ghetto.


2 posted on 08/21/2013 11:39:07 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Anila

Nothing good ever happens on a street named for Martin Luther King.


3 posted on 08/21/2013 11:43:10 PM PDT by beelzepug (if any alphabets are watchin', I'll be coming home right after the meetin')
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To: Anila

Only been to Memphis once, on a business trip. Best advice was from a Tennessee co-worker who told me, Memphis is the Detroit of the South. Just get in and get out.


4 posted on 08/21/2013 11:51:29 PM PDT by Ackackadack
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To: dragnet2

“Memphis looks like a Mad Max type ghetto.”
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Yes, and it is sad. I was born in Memphis in 1944. My father was a main street merchant, and I spent many Saturdays on Main Street. Memphis had been rated the nations cleanest and quietest city in the nation, as well as having the finest fire department in the US, as they always hosted the national firefighters convention every year.

The city has apparently gone to the dogs over the last ten years, as the B/W ration has reversed from 60w/40b to 60b/40w.
Blacks now control all of the government, and all that was good about Memphis has been destroyed.
Memphis, and much of America, has “Gone With the Wind”.
I was last in Memphis in Jan. 2005, when I flew out for the last time.


5 posted on 08/21/2013 11:53:12 PM PDT by AlexW
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To: Anila
I was there once...

In fact:

When I was walking in Memphis...

I was walking with my feet, ten feet off of Beale...

Ba... da... bamp

I'll be here all week. Try the fish...

6 posted on 08/21/2013 11:57:14 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: Anila
"He had just left a birthday party 1 a.m. Monday morning at a downtown bar near Martin Luther King Boulevard."

There's your problem right there. RIP.

7 posted on 08/22/2013 1:38:24 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Anila

We are all George Zimmerman, we have to be.


8 posted on 08/22/2013 1:41:21 AM PDT by NoLibZone (The reason we are where we are today is the belief that posting on a website will fix the nation.)
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To: Anila

Maybe Rage about Trayvon??? Or just BORED??


9 posted on 08/22/2013 1:54:42 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: beelzepug

AMEN!!! Seeing an MLK sign on the Exit Ramp shows me where NOT to pull off!!


10 posted on 08/22/2013 1:55:40 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: AlexW

It hasn’t been 40% White since the ‘80s. As of this decade, it’s about 27% White, 7% Hispanic and 63% Black. If it hadn’t done a lot of annexing, the White population would be even lower.

Even in Shelby County, the population was plurality/majority White up until 2000 when Blacks became a plurality (49%) and Whites dipped to just under 45%. As of 2010, Blacks are now a majority of 53% and Whites have dropped to below 38% (Hispanics 6%). The population is approaching 1,000,000, but only the Black and especially Hispanic populations are growing while Whites flee to the suburban counties (especially either Tipton County or Desoto County, MS).


11 posted on 08/22/2013 1:55:44 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Anila

According to the prosecutors in Florida, going for your cell phone is basis for a beat down, not a shooting.


12 posted on 08/22/2013 2:13:06 AM PDT by Cboldt
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To: Anila

Word of advice from a local, the worst streets are the ones with the names of states.


13 posted on 08/22/2013 2:42:45 AM PDT by Sybeck1
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To: Anila

Even Elvis stays away from downtown Memphis now.


14 posted on 08/22/2013 4:02:56 AM PDT by Old Yeller (Who am I to judge homosexuals? That's what the Tony Awards are for.)
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To: dragnet2

There are places you don’t even go to during the day armed. Orange Mound is one of them. The county court house is another.

first 15 mins of the nightly news is all about the common criminal crime then on to gov’t corruption, these dems who own memphis have telfon coating as to their crimes and thefts from the tax payers.


15 posted on 08/22/2013 4:11:25 AM PDT by GailA (THOSE WHO DON'T KEEP PROMISES TO THE MILITARY, WON'T KEEP THEM TO U!)
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To: Old Yeller

Memphis is just another Detroit in the making.

I had thought about going there to visit some of their famous BBQ places. Guess I’ll have to stay home and cook in the back yard.


16 posted on 08/22/2013 4:13:55 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: Anila
“Just got robbed at gun point in driveway…haha cant beat living in Memphis.”

That is denial right there. I began CCWing in 2008 and I was never even robbed at gunpoint.

Sad to see people fail to acknowledge the truth right in front of their eyes. Sadder still to know that TN is a gun friendly state and would have been easy for him to carry.
17 posted on 08/22/2013 4:16:29 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Sybeck1

The beggars and panhandlers are extremely aggressive. Can’t believe the chamber of commerce puts up with it. Food and music are great downtown. Just don’t walk anywhere?


18 posted on 08/22/2013 4:28:36 AM PDT by cornfedcowboy
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To: Anila

You have a better chance of surviving the 9th ward in new Orleans that you do Memphis.


19 posted on 08/22/2013 4:37:30 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: Progov

I live in Memphis! Only a couple of the previous posters live within 15 miles of downtown. Yes, we have a few bad areas like any other town, but on a whole this is a great, safe town.


20 posted on 08/22/2013 5:07:09 AM PDT by Coldwater Creek (")
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To: Ackackadack

Stay in the suburbs. Drive out promptly.


21 posted on 08/22/2013 5:07:42 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks ("Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth.")
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To: Coldwater Creek
I live in midtown. I follow a few rules.

Never be in the downtown district past sunset. Never stop at an ATM. Never look at your phone while in a public place, keep your head on a swivel. Never attend any event which is for "Free". (Like the zoo shootings) If you venture into Overton Park, take your dog and a weapon. Nothing good happens after midnight. Private schools for the kids.

22 posted on 08/22/2013 5:28:56 AM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Wasn’t there a mob of 50 that attacked a guy. . .I think in Minnesota. I haven’t seen the story anywhere but initially at WND. I think the victim was in a coma at the time of the article. . .anyone have a follow-up.


23 posted on 08/22/2013 5:31:53 AM PDT by Maudeen (Proverbs 3:5-6)
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To: Maudeen
Phalen neighborhood of St. Paul, I think.

I used to call on a couple of businesses in Memphis. I always made damned sure I was in and out before noon.

I figured the predators were still sleeping...

24 posted on 08/22/2013 5:37:20 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks ("Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth.")
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To: blackdog

My rules exactly, except for the private schools. We have gone the private/home school route.


25 posted on 08/22/2013 5:47:22 AM PDT by Coldwater Creek (")
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To: Anila

Want to see Katrina on steroids? Let a natural disaster hit Memphis, earthquake or flood are most likely. I lived in Germantown. When you see the city put chains on the overpasses so they would not shift during an earthquake, you realize how probable that is. (You will see them as you drive around the outer loop going around Memphis). Memphis is like a powder keg in a forest fire...few realize how “at the edge” it is. Glad I left.


26 posted on 08/22/2013 5:57:14 AM PDT by ThePatriotsFlag (When will those PAYING for Obamacare be exempted?)
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To: Coldwater Creek
Did that with my oldest. She's in law school @ Lewis & Clark, Portland Oregon. My other two are different. We still home school them, but they go / went to grade school because they had a greater social need.

80% of what you learn comes from home regardless. There is no rule that says a family can't supplement their kid's education outside the classroom.

27 posted on 08/22/2013 6:05:04 AM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: Progov

You can still visit and get the barbecue, just drive south fifteen minutes from the airport into Desoto County, Ms.


28 posted on 08/22/2013 6:09:29 AM PDT by billhilly
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To: blackdog

The three who have finished college did so with top honors. My third granddaughter was the top grad in the education school.


29 posted on 08/22/2013 7:24:18 AM PDT by Coldwater Creek (")
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To: blackdog
My son is an engineer, so every question asked was a lesson. What time is it Papa? Let me tell you how to build a clock....... My 13yo from memory draw every Continent, country, main cities and rivers. I give my DIL a lot of credit for the education of her children.
30 posted on 08/22/2013 7:29:36 AM PDT by Coldwater Creek (")
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To: Anila

Leave it to Weird Nut Daily. I’m not going to waste my time researching to check the validity of this story considering the source. I will however inform you, there is not such street in Memphis Tennessee named MLK Blvd. There is the MLK Expressway that arcs around N Memphis, but that is it


31 posted on 08/22/2013 4:19:41 PM PDT by Figment
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To: Coldwater Creek

I live in Memphis!

Do you happen to know where this “ MLK Blvd.” is located in Memphis? Unless they’ve done it recently, there is no such street in Memphis


32 posted on 08/22/2013 4:25:18 PM PDT by Figment
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To: Figment

It took 44 years, in 2012 the changed Linden St. to MLK Blvd, Runns right in front of FedEx Forum.


33 posted on 08/22/2013 4:44:31 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek (")
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To: Coldwater Creek

I stand corrected. I’ve been to tigers basketball games since then and not noticed. I will say though, I’ve never had a problem or felt threatened in Memphis. I do know my way around there though


34 posted on 08/22/2013 5:11:35 PM PDT by Figment
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