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Rush: Baltimore Shows Result of Obama Policing Theory

Talk radio host Rush Limbaugh argued that the violence in Baltimore is the result of “the Obama administration’s theory on policing” on Tuesday. Rush began by declaring, “This is what the Regime preaches. This is what liberalism is teaching, is

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Obama Ignores Slain White Police Officer While Honoring Gray and Brown

Barack Obama makes a habit of castigating police for their misbehavior, and by his actions, it could easily be assumed that he is disinterested in engendering any sympathy for police, even those killed in the line of duty, while he fans the flames of anti-police rage by honoring those killed by police.

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Bill Clinton: My Crime Bill Did ‘Cast Too Wide a Net’

Former President Bill Clinton admitted that parts of his crime bill “cast too wide a net, and we have too many people in prison” in an interview with CNN International Correspondent Christiane Amanpour on Wednesday. While Bill denied that Hillary Clinton was

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Prince Debuts Gun Control Lyrics Ahead of Baltimore ‘Rally 4 Peace’

Prince will play a surprise Mother’s Day concert at Baltimore’s Royal Farms Arena as part of his “Rally 4 Peace” event, the singer announced Tuesday. In addition to the show, the artist will debut a new single, which condemns police brutality and pleads for gun control.

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Obama: ‘We Ignore’ ‘Pockets’ of Poverty

President Obama said that “too often we ignore” “pockets of poverty, lack of opportunity, lack of education” on Monday’s “Late Show” on CBS. Obama said, “it’s important that now that charges have been brought in Baltimore, that we let due

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Baltimore Police Arrest Man on Gun Charge Near Scene of Riots

Officers arrested a man who appeared to be armed with a handgun in the same neighborhood where riots have broken out over the death of a man injured in police custody, but no one was hurt during the confrontation, authorities said Monday.

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Baltimore Mayor Lifts Curfew

Baltimore’s mayor has lifted a citywide curfew six days after the death of Freddie Gray sparked riots in the city.

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Clarke: Cops Can’t Get Fair Trials In Baltimore

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke (D) argued that the police officers charged in Freddie Gray’s death could not get a fair trial in Baltimore on Saturday’s “Justice with Judge Jeanine” on the Fox News Channel. Clarke was asked if he

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Baltimore Rally: Burn Down Stores to Get Them ‘Out of Our Communities’

During a large rally in front of Baltimore’s City Hall, a young man introduced as “Brother Rose,” in winding and sometimes incoherent speech, praised the burning of a CVS store at the corner of Pennsylvania and North Avenues. “America didn’t care until we started affecting things they profit from… What we saying, ‘Let’s get you out of our communities.’”

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Brooks: ‘The Problem Is Not That We Don’t Care’ About Poverty

New York Times columnist David Brooks argued that when it comes to poverty “the problem is not that we don’t care. We don’t know what to do” on Friday’s “PBS NewsHour.” Brooks stated, “The problem is not that we don’t care.

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Buchanan: Obama Baltimore Speech ‘Correct,’ Cops Overcharged

Columnist Pat Buchanan praised President Obama’s speech after the riots in Baltimore, but said that the charges brought against six police officers in Freddie Gray’s death were “overdone” on Friday’s “McLaughlin Group.” Buchanan said, “after the riot started, the president

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Dayvon Love: Baltimore ‘Shows the Sophistication of White Supremacy’

Dayvon Love co-founder of Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle and member of the Baltimore United Coalition stated “Baltimore just shows the sophistication of white supremacy, and how it operates” on Saturday’s “Melissa Harris-Perry” on MSNBC. Love said, “I think people

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‘Dallas to Baltimore’ Protests: Divergent Views Come Together for Peaceful March

Three groups with seemingly divergent viewpoints came together in Dallas to peacefully express their views about the situation in Baltimore. Peaceful, respectful, but a smaller than expected turn-out was how the #DallasToBaltimore demonstration went in Dallas on Friday night, May 1. The groups gathered to show solidarity with Baltimore, a city torched by the incendiary behavior of its residents in the wake of the tragic death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray.

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Freddie Gray Protests Spread, Hundreds Arrested Nationwide

By Thursday and Friday, protests in the name of Baltimore prisoner Freddie Gray had spread to a number of other cities across the country. In some cases, the violence also followed along with the protests and arrests were made.

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Clarke: Freddie Gray Charges ‘Duke Lacrosse Case All Over Again’

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke (D) declared the charges brought against six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray “George Zimmerman and the Duke Lacrosse case all over again” and said “these cops are political prisoners,” offered up as human