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Baltimore Activist Urges City To Pay Criminals Not To Murder

 

One Baltimore activist has come up with a novel strategy for trying to lower Charm City's notoriously high murder rate: pay people to stop the killing.

Tyree Moorehead, the former felon-turned-activist, delivered his policy pitch while taping a news report about 200 "no shoot zones" the activist had painted across the city.

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Moorehead, who told the Baltimore Sun and Fox 45 that he had spent more than a decade in prison on a second-degree murder conviction, said measures being undertaken by the city to slow the murder rate simply aren't working well enough.

"I can relate to the shooters," Moorehead said.

"Guess what they want? They want money."

"I've talked to these people, I've seen the shooters, it’s a small city, I know who the hustlers are," he added.

Moorehead, who the Baltimore Sun reported spent more than a decade in prison on a second-degree murder conviction tied to a shooting at 15, suggested that certain measures the city has taken to stop the bloodshed aren't enough.

Baltimore has continued to experience a high rate of killings and shootings in recent years, a trend that only worsened in 2020 as rates of violent crime rose across the US. In 2020, the city eclipsed 300 homicides for the sixth year in a row, while recording more than 1K shootings.

The strategy has actually been tested: the city of Richmond, Calif. tried paying people not to commit crimes in order to try and combat gun violence, and it resulted in the city's lowest murder rate in 30 years.

While Moorehead's suggestion is certainly novel, some who work closely with the criminal community have doubts about its efficacy. Former Baltimore Police spokesman TJ Smith said he doesn't believe paying criminals is the answer. While a new creative idea may be needed to curb violence in the city, he said that Moorehead's idea "speaks to the desperation that we all have.


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This is what you see when you look into the Liberal Mind.

Scary ain't it???????????????????????????


       THE WINDMILL IS LIBERALISM.

       MY QUEST----------REMOVE LIBERALISM FROM THE FACE OF THE EARTH.

                                      ALONG WITH EXPOSING THE TPD FOR WHAT IT REALLY IS.

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Aren't bribery and blackmail illegal? So we are going to bribe criminals into not killing us and let them escalate the payments through blackmail? Doesn't that make us criminals as well as stupid? Bribery doesn't work too well as a child raising technique and just leads to worse behavior as a means of blackmailing parents. So it is going to work better on the criminally minded? When are we going to learn that throwing money at a problem doesn't solve it?

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4 hours ago, lavender said:

Aren't bribery and blackmail illegal? So we are going to bribe criminals into not killing us and let them escalate the payments through blackmail? Doesn't that make us criminals as well as stupid? Bribery doesn't work too well as a child raising technique and just leads to worse behavior as a means of blackmailing parents. So it is going to work better on the criminally minded? When are we going to learn that throwing money at a problem doesn't solve it?

WE, with brains, know that throwing money at a problem does not solve that problem 

Liberals ain't figured that out. They are more than willing to throw OUR money at THEIR problems.

It's that damn simple.


       THE WINDMILL IS LIBERALISM.

       MY QUEST----------REMOVE LIBERALISM FROM THE FACE OF THE EARTH.

                                      ALONG WITH EXPOSING THE TPD FOR WHAT IT REALLY IS.

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The squeaky wheel gets the grease.  The noisy demanding child gets the attention.  The flashiest dresser gets the admiration, but it is worth the effort if it weakens or demeans you?  Maybe the best thing is to keep working, learn to cope, and to understand that the pot with the most beans isn't necessarily what will be the best for you tomorrow.


"The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil but by those who watch them without doing anything"

Albert Einstein

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