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It’s an Obama World… Homeless Camp Springs Up in Baltimore
Gateway Pundit ^ | February 21, 2014 | Jim Hoft

Posted on 02/21/2014 2:25:42 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

The road most traveled: Most of the settlements Marcin photographed were by waterways, railway tracks, Walmarts, gas stations and liquor stores. (Daily Mail)

As America suffers through its worse recovery on record, a homeless camp has cropped up on the outskirts of Baltimore.

Daily Mail reported:

A sheet of plastic laid over a clothesline. A mini-fortress of milk crates stacked under a tree. A thin mattress on a flimsy crate lying in a dark tunnel.

On the edge of Baltimore’s woodlands, dozens of the city’s transients live in makeshift homes which they consider safer than homeless shelters.

Photographer Ben Marcin has captured some of the shanties in his thought-provoking photo essay, ‘The Camps’, documenting the struggle, loneliness and ingenuity of Maryland’s people of the woods.

Similar to his Last House Standing series which captured lonely rowhouses around the Mid-Atlantic, Marcin shot the shanties around Baltimore without their inhabitants to add to the ‘mystery’.

Marcin said he first stumbled upon the homeless dwellings as he hiked through the woods bordering the city during hunting season.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; US: Maryland
KEYWORDS: baltimore; economy; homeless; maryland; obamaville; summerofrecovery

1 posted on 02/21/2014 2:25:42 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obama is turning America into subhuman mongrels.


2 posted on 02/21/2014 2:29:47 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What was it during the depression, Hooverville? Well, now it is Obamaville.


3 posted on 02/21/2014 2:30:44 PM PST by RetiredArmy (God's judgment on America is here for us to see. If America does not wake up, it is going to suffer)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

hobo camps have returned to America, Obama’s America is like the 2930’s So who is surprised? Must admit not I,
but I’m a little sad


4 posted on 02/21/2014 2:31:08 PM PST by munin (MSNBC?)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Mongrel president creates more mongrels.


5 posted on 02/21/2014 2:31:16 PM PST by Renegade
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Yup, called Muslims.


6 posted on 02/21/2014 2:31:24 PM PST by RetiredArmy (God's judgment on America is here for us to see. If America does not wake up, it is going to suffer)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
Fundamental Transformation™
7 posted on 02/21/2014 2:32:17 PM PST by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Just as Obamacare reduces “job lock” and allows people to follow their dreams to become painters, his economic plans are now reducing “house lock” and allowing people to follow their dreams of becoming urban winter campers.


8 posted on 02/21/2014 2:33:12 PM PST by KarlInOhio (Recycled Olympic tagline Shut up, Bob Costas. Shut up! Shut up! Shut up! Shut up! Shut up! Shut up!)
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To: RetiredArmy

9 posted on 02/21/2014 2:33:49 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Sarah Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It is heartbreaking for the first time in our history to see an America where there are homeless people in America who prior to 2009 and Obama were leading productive and prosperous lives.


10 posted on 02/21/2014 2:38:21 PM PST by Oliviaforever
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Its called “MARXISM” boys and girls. “MARXISM”. and the great uninformed freely voted themselves to be ruled by its philosophy. Not a shot fired. Only the promise of the ever popular political “Free Lunch” was needed and the greatest political experiment of the past 4000 years has been damned.
Bread and circuses replaced by cell phones and food stamps.


11 posted on 02/21/2014 2:38:46 PM PST by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Berlin_Freeper

These policies were put in place by the Reagan/Bush administration < /S >


12 posted on 02/21/2014 2:50:00 PM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist (15 years of FReeping! Congratulations EEE!!)
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13 posted on 02/21/2014 2:55:41 PM PST by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Serfdomville.


14 posted on 02/21/2014 3:49:41 PM PST by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Even the “Precedent” of the Unites States can’t escape the gravity of the situation. Expect more of the same until it becomes impossible...for them.


15 posted on 02/21/2014 3:55:36 PM PST by equaviator (There's nothing like the universe to bring you down to earth.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

First of all, don’t believe your lying eyes.

Second, these people could get a job if they wanted to.

Third, this is a set up by conservatives to make Obama look bad.

Fourth, what homeless camp?

/s


16 posted on 02/21/2014 4:05:38 PM PST by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: Don Corleone
"Its called 'MARXISM' boys and girls. 'MARXISM'. and the great uninformed freely voted themselves to be ruled by its philosophy. Not a shot fired. Only the promise of the ever popular political 'Free Lunch' was needed and the greatest political experiment of the past 4000 years has been damned. Bread and circuses replaced by cell phones and food stamps."

This is exactly correct.

I wonder how many Freepers are consistent letter-writers to their elected representatives (???).

We have lived long-term inside two communist countries, and we know that we are listening to Marxism itself every time we hear Obama make a policy speech.

17 posted on 02/21/2014 4:05:59 PM PST by John Leland 1789
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This article is clearly a work of fiction. There is no such thing as homeless people under obama. Recall, bill clinton eliminated homelessness with his electoral victory back in november 92. Case closed. /s


18 posted on 02/21/2014 4:06:15 PM PST by lowbridge
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To: munin

I really can’t recall the 2930’s...


19 posted on 02/21/2014 5:40:22 PM PST by maxsand
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To: maxsand

The 2930’s are all Bush’s fault.
That’s all you need to know.


20 posted on 02/21/2014 5:46:47 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; Abundy; Albion Wilde; AlwaysFree; AnnaSASsyFR; bayliving; BFM; Bigg Red; ...

Maryland “Freak State” PING!


21 posted on 02/21/2014 7:14:13 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Colorado: the Maryland of the Mountain West)
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To: RetiredArmy
Your spot on. Bonus Marchers set up camp in Bladensburg, MD But Hoovervilles sprung up across the USA.
22 posted on 02/22/2014 4:34:39 AM PST by Jimmy Valentine's brother ("When leftists donÂ’t get their way, they start shooting people and bombing buildings." - rr)
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother

Doh, “you’re” not “your”


23 posted on 02/22/2014 4:40:40 AM PST by Jimmy Valentine's brother ("When leftists donÂ’t get their way, they start shooting people and bombing buildings." - rr)
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To: Don Corleone

Bread and circuses replaced by cell phones and food stamps.

***
Well said.


24 posted on 02/22/2014 5:23:28 AM PST by Bigg Red (O LORD, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! Ps 8)
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To: maxsand

Those were good times...


25 posted on 02/22/2014 5:31:09 AM PST by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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