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Have you ever lived in a dangerous inner city?   The Real You: Personality Poll

Started 10/15/20 by Showtalk; 4238 views.
Showtalk
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From: Showtalk 

10/15/20

What would be a solution?

Showtalk
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From: Showtalk 

10/15/20

I think you are talking about different things.  There are programs and have been for a long time, that they claim will address inner city problems. But they never do and things continue.  You have had several generations of a strong family living in the same home and making the best of what you had.  Many inner city families now are made up of children living with single mothers.  If the mom works outside of the home, children are left to raise themselves. There isn’t a father or a grandparent to watch the children, or a dad to go to work so a mom can stay home. 

Did grow up in an inner city? Growing up without much money is different than growing up without hope.  Maybe families would be better off without so called helpful programs.

  • Edited October 15, 2020 10:00 pm  by  Showtalk
kizmet1

From: kizmet1 

10/15/20

The same houses still exist on 50'x100' lots. So does the dirt. What residents do to them is their business. What is the "hood" now just as it was 100 years ago except houses are older. The HS the rioters pulled a statue down from is still there. Of course, the rioters are either from other cities in far off states or they dropped out due to poor grades because pot is legal here. The people taking advantage of the old houses in the "hood" are from foreign countries where they had to wait in line to come here.
Walking to school is the only.thing that has not changed over the years except only the smart do it. The dumb are too dumb to study anything but the latest "lyrics" on their smart phones.
Solitaire13

From: Solitaire13 

10/16/20

Ugh, the man who was mayor here for years finally worked his way up in politics and is trying to legalize pot here claiming that it would be a financial boon for the state.  Hell, he knows darn well the impact of especially drugs in this community and on families.  How dare he?

kizmet1

From: kizmet1 

10/16/20

Pot is as growing trend. lot of rich people getting richer ftom growing it. Belushi has a big place and a big farm due to pot.
Solitaire13

From: Solitaire13 

10/16/20

Yep, he and his family are rich.

Showtalk
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From: Showtalk 

10/16/20

Your city was hit very badly. Are they still rioting in Portland? They aren’t in the news as much anymore. I just saw a burned out police car in Seattle where someone set it in fire with a police officer sitting inside.

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From: Showtalk 

10/16/20

DUI’s way up in CA due to legalized pot, so now they are passing a bill to decriminalize DUIs.  Be very worried.

kizmet1

From: kizmet1 

10/16/20

Yes, although they cut back on the rainy nights.
Toppled huge statues of Lincoln and Teddy R Monday night and broke into OR Historical Society and started a fire and stole a huge quilt made by a black woman for a special occasion (but they didn't know who made it) and did damage to it.
All to celebrate "IndiginousPeoples Day.
Showtalk
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From: Showtalk 

10/16/20

It sounds like they turned it into Rioters Day.

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