martin.thompson 
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Updated on September 10, 2014 at 2:49 PM

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Posted by martin.thompson on 09/13/2014 at 10:50 AM

Re: “Three New Suspects in Kroger Beatings, Incident Will Not Be Investigated As Hate Crime

Midtown will be the "Old Midtown." Ever driven down Third, Lauderdale, N. 7th and seen the big mansions? That was the "Millionaire's Row" of yesteryear. In 50 years, Stonewall will be what Trigg and Latham is now. No amount of money, no tough decisions by the govt./police, no speeches by Obama, no winning pennants by the Griz, Tigers, and Redbirds, not even more bike lanes ...NOTHING can or will change the sewer that runs through the blackness of this city. No programs, no initiatives, no giveways will do anything except bolster the disadvantaged entitlement (to housing, money and mayhem.)

I believe the only solution is to level the playing field, as they've always screamed for: Starting tomorrow, all EBT cards are invalid. Starting Oct. 1, no more Section 8 (living in a $700/mo apt. for $25.) On Oct. 1, all public housing and section 8 properties will be boarded up and taken down. LBJ's "Great Society started overnight, and it can end overnight. Wanna riot? Fine. You will be imprisoned in the former public housing you once occupied. Your work to earn your 3 squares and a cot will be to tear down and convert other Section 8 housing into prisons to house your 'brothers.' No more freebies. You are all now equal. Get a job and pay your way. Good luck and good riddance.

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Posted by martin.thompson on 09/10/2014 at 2:41 PM

Re: “Three New Suspects in Kroger Beatings, Incident Will Not Be Investigated As Hate Crime

CL
I'm amazed that everyone here seems to accept the PC notion of hate crime as opposed, I guess, to friendly crime.

Would you call it an 'unsolved' mystery?

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Posted by martin.thompson on 09/10/2014 at 12:06 AM

Re: “Three People Beaten by Mob of Teens in Kroger Parking Lot

amen to that

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Posted by martin.thompson on 09/08/2014 at 11:23 PM

Re: “Three People Beaten by Mob of Teens in Kroger Parking Lot

Skip -
I hear ya, I agree with you (and I envy you,) but, Why do you follow the news from here? I left Denver in 1986, but I don't keep up with the mile-high city. (This is not a snarky question.)

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Posted by martin.thompson on 09/07/2014 at 10:33 PM

Re: “Henri Brooks' Donnybrook: Has the Outspoken County Commissioner Crossed the Line?

@still living in berclair

Thanks for the clarification. I was simply overwhelmed by the enormity of it all.

Posted by hoodatbe on 07/04/2014 at 11:33 PM

Re: “Letter From the Editor

Sid Selvedge is the only Memphis musician who ever tipped me (while I played solo guitar at a Midtown restaurant.)

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Posted by hoodatbe on 06/28/2014 at 3:43 AM

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