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[Baltimore] Mayor's Office: Downtown Building Won't Be Used To House Refugee Children
WBAL ^ | 6/11/2014

Posted on 06/12/2014 4:20:31 AM PDT by markomalley

It now appears a vacant building in downtown Baltimore won't house refugee children from Central America.

A spokeswoman for Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake told WBAL News that the former Metro West building on North Greene Street is no longer being considered as a place to house the children.

Spokeswoman Caron Brace says aides to the mayor were informed of the decision during a meeting today with federal officials..

The building, once used by the Social Security Administration, was being considered as a place to house 9,500 children who were caught at the U.S. Mexican border last month.

Mayor Rawlings-Blake, as well as Senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin expressed objections to the plan, noting the building was not equipped to house the children.

Mikulski today said that she hoped the federal government might consider other facilities in Maryland.

"Our first concern is always for the health and safety of the children, some of whom are as young as five years old. Metro West is an empty office building with no infrastructure for residential use. It’s not an appropriate residence for hundreds of children," Mikulski said in an email to WBAL News.

"We encouraged the federal government to look at other facilities in Maryland that have existing dormitory-style accommodations. We also encouraged the federal government to work with faith-based organizations who are experts in the field of child welfare."


TOPICS: Extended News; Government; US: Maryland
KEYWORDS: aliens
No need to move more Democrat voters to Balmer. They need to find facilities in Western Maryland or the Eastern Shore ...
1 posted on 06/12/2014 4:20:31 AM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

We have lots of empty prisons in Michigan. They would be great for housing elected officials.


2 posted on 06/12/2014 4:22:23 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: markomalley

Tyrannical Quartering followed the first Tea Party, too.


3 posted on 06/12/2014 4:22:52 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: cripplecreek

How about housing them in planes in route back to So. America? Just got through reading an article about the diseases these children have. So of course sending them all over the U.S. is a great idea.


4 posted on 06/12/2014 4:43:34 AM PDT by MagnoliaB
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To: markomalley

Here’s a word of advice to any state, city, county, town. You ‘touch’ these children and you own them - for life.

Demand they be dumped back at the Mexican Border.


5 posted on 06/12/2014 4:45:31 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: MagnoliaB

These ‘children’ are the manifestation of all those science fiction movies we saw about he spread of Zombie Viruses, Plagues and alien infestations, except that we will all be brought down with them.


6 posted on 06/12/2014 4:47:14 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Gaffer
>> spread of Zombie Viruses, Plagues and alien infestations <<

Minimize contact with as much of society as possible. Don't patronize 7-11’s (or any mini-mart type store) or any fast food restaurants.

Wash hands often and keep hand sanitizer with you.

For those with kids in public schools, your folks are SOL.

7 posted on 06/12/2014 4:53:01 AM PDT by appalachian_dweller (Live each day as if it's your last. It might be.)
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To: markomalley

“was being considered as a place to house 9,500 children”

really ? 9,500 ?


8 posted on 06/12/2014 4:53:24 AM PDT by Einherjar
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To: markomalley

These feral children remind me of Brazil.


9 posted on 06/12/2014 4:56:16 AM PDT by griswold3 (I was born heI're in America. I will die here in a third world country. Obama succeeded.)
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To: markomalley

These kids and their mothers will ONLY be put into RED AREAS......no Democrat will want them UNTIL they can VOTE!!


10 posted on 06/12/2014 4:57:20 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: markomalley

Many Jewish parents in Europe gave their children up (in most cases they never saw them again) to save them from the Nazis. That was an act of unselfishness.

In this case, it’s clear that the parents are sending the children over the borders in the expectation that the U.S. (family reunification, ya know) will allow the parents to follow.

The children are innocent, but they need to be returned to their families (like Elian Gonzalez was). Our laws are not being enforced and until they are, any talk of immigration reform is pandering.


11 posted on 06/12/2014 4:57:29 AM PDT by randita
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To: markomalley

Downtown Building Won’t Be Used To House Refugee Children...
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Maybe the compassionate Brit Humes can put up some of them on his estate.

Hume: “They are and that’s a very serious problem that must be dealt with on an emergency basis. But I have seen some of these kids. A youth home where I serve on the board here in Virginia has taken in dozens of them. They are remarkable kids from what I have seen of them. They are well behaved. When meals are served some of them weep at the fact that they’re eating better than their families can back home. They wait til all are served before they’ll eat. They turn up at prayer services. This an extraordinary breed of young children. They potentially could make an enormous contribution to this country if we can find a way to house them and care for them and let them stay”.


12 posted on 06/12/2014 5:10:01 AM PDT by RetSignman (MODERATE Islamist are not as extreme, they stop cutting just before the jugular vein.)
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To: markomalley

Every Obama supporter should be required to take in one of those kids.


13 posted on 06/12/2014 5:23:15 AM PDT by Daveinyork
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To: markomalley

We need to put a price on this..some kind of estimate as to what it is going to cost the taxpayers for each of these kids over, say, the next 10 years..probably come out well in excess of $500k@


14 posted on 06/12/2014 5:26:35 AM PDT by ken5050 ("One useless man is a shame, two are a law firm, three or more are a Congress".. John Adams)
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To: ken5050

http://money.cnn.com/2013/08/14/pf/cost-children/index.html puts the normal cost to raise a child at $241,000. Since these kids will be raised by government, it will be higher.


15 posted on 06/12/2014 5:31:57 AM PDT by knittnmom (Save the earth! It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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To: markomalley

Sterilize them and send them back to wherever they were born.


16 posted on 06/12/2014 6:12:09 AM PDT by DickBrannigan (When did logic become reversed, and right became wrong, and wrong became right?)
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To: randita
The children are innocent, but they need to be returned to their families (like Elian Gonzalez was).

How different the story was then - a Cuban child made it to the United States whose mother died on the way, and the child's relatives sought asylum for Elian. But the government argued that no such asylum was possible, because no one had standing to argue for the child, and therefore he had to be sent back to Cuba.

So legally speaking, what is different for all the children rounded up by INS? By the same legal theory used against Elian Gonzales, all of the unaccompanied minors in INS custody should be returned to their country of origin.

Of course that won't happen because they're not Cuban, and likely to vote Republican. Instead of sending in armed INS agents on a raid to tear one child away from his extended family, our present administration is planning on having thousands of children stay in the USA, away from their families.

The hypocrisy of modern Democrats is unbounded.

17 posted on 06/12/2014 6:19:13 AM PDT by freeandfreezing
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To: Daveinyork

Actually, assuming that there’s no way to move them back, my preference would be for good Conservative Southern Baptist families to take them.

They’d be raised in the Christian tradition with strong emphasis on duty to God, country and family, a sense of independence, individualism and self reliance ... and a very healthy distrust of goverent.

Which is probably why HHS is putting in all those additional fostering requirements.


18 posted on 06/12/2014 6:19:59 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: markomalley
Why in is no one asking how in the hell these "children" got all the way to the US border by themselves?

Deport them. All of them. Now. I'm sorry. I don't care. I care more for our country.

19 posted on 06/12/2014 6:21:18 AM PDT by Envisioning (It's the Jihad, stupid......)
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To: markomalley

I think the only way to fix this is dump them at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave and drive off. After about 200 buses, the problem would be mysteriously solved. If they are dumped in Texas and AZ, it will never be fixed as those are red states.


20 posted on 06/12/2014 7:00:43 AM PDT by chuckles
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To: markomalley

Yum Immigrants. Taste like chicken.

DO send some more to our Eastern Shore.


21 posted on 06/12/2014 7:00:49 AM PDT by doberville
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To: knittnmom

Many thanks..


22 posted on 06/12/2014 7:26:59 AM PDT by ken5050 ("One useless man is a shame, two are a law firm, three or more are a Congress".. John Adams)
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To: ken5050

De nada.


23 posted on 06/12/2014 7:35:42 AM PDT by knittnmom (Save the earth! It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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To: tanknetter

I think we conservatives need to maintain a sense of humor.


24 posted on 06/12/2014 8:01:27 AM PDT by Daveinyork
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To: markomalley; Abundy; Albion Wilde; AlwaysFree; AnnaSASsyFR; bayliving; BFM; Bigg Red; ...

Crab cake-eating Gringos de Mexico . . .

Maryland “Freak State” PING!


25 posted on 06/12/2014 12:54:26 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Of COURSE bacon is good for you!!!)
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To: RetSignman
They potentially could make an enormous contribution to this country if we can find a way to house them and care for them and let them stay”.

Big Business Brit speaketh.

26 posted on 06/12/2014 12:56:56 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Of COURSE bacon is good for you!!!)
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To: markomalley

Oh so now they are “refugees”?


27 posted on 06/12/2014 1:16:58 PM PDT by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: RetSignman

An article I read said they were complaining about the food...didn’t like sandwiches, when they got breakfast burritos the eggs were cold. Doesn’t sound very mannerly or grateful to me.


28 posted on 06/12/2014 1:30:47 PM PDT by Tammy8
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To: markomalley

“no longer being considered as a place to house the children.

“Mayor Rawlings-Blake, as well as Senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin expressed objections to the plan, noting the building was not equipped to house the children.”

Oh goodness. We can’t have that. So back to Mexico! (Where the hell are the “parents” of all these kids?)

I should’ve known the headline was too upbeat. I had fantasies it meant they wouldn’t be kept anywhere, not just at this particular building.

“Our first concern is always for the health and safety of the children,”

Oh shut up Babbling Babs Butterball.

How about we care about OUR children for a change? And all the bugs they get from these illegals?


29 posted on 06/12/2014 2:03:41 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: markomalley

“facilities in Maryland that have existing dormitory-style accommodations”

Ooh, oooh! I know!

To the defunct mental institutions! We have at least 2! Never mind all the others in this country!

But, these jackass commies being what they are, they will probably find fault with those buildings, too. (They prefer people be homeless to staying in “condemned” boarded houses, and that they eat from dumpsters instead of people’s personal kitchens or even leftover from restaurants.)


30 posted on 06/12/2014 2:11:38 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: markomalley

Mikulski today said that she hoped the federal government might consider other facilities in Maryland.

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Don’t send them to the Easter Shore, Red Dwarf! We have way too many illegals coming in.


31 posted on 06/12/2014 2:58:36 PM PDT by Bigg Red (31 May 2014: Obamugabe officially declares the USA a vanquished subject of the Global Caliphate.)
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To: RetSignman

Maybe the compassionate Brit Humes can put up some of them on his estate.

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I like your plan. I am sure Brit and all the other 1%-ers will be all over it. Such an idiot!


32 posted on 06/12/2014 3:01:04 PM PDT by Bigg Red (31 May 2014: Obamugabe officially declares the USA a vanquished subject of the Global Caliphate.)
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To: Envisioning

Why in is no one asking how in the hell these “children” got all the way to the US border by themselves?

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I hope you don’t mind that I have C&P’d from a comment I posted previously on another thread.

They have been transported here by the Obama Third World Import and Trucking Company, specializing in spreading diseases, overwhelming the native population, and populating large swathes of the country with people who have no skills, who don’t speak English, who have no desire to assimilate, and who have no allegiance to the USA.

The end goal is the destruction of our national sovereignty, of the rule of law, and of our civilization. Obama’s America-hating handlers are well along on their plans to turn us into a Third World hell hole — the fundamental change Obama promised.

I am not being melodramatic when I say that I give our country about 2 years.


33 posted on 06/12/2014 3:04:54 PM PDT by Bigg Red (31 May 2014: Obamugabe officially declares the USA a vanquished subject of the Global Caliphate.)
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To: Bigg Red

Don’t send them to the Easter Shore =
Don’t send them to the Eastern Shore


34 posted on 06/12/2014 3:07:01 PM PDT by Bigg Red (31 May 2014: Obamugabe officially declares the USA a vanquished subject of the Global Caliphate.)
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