No Cash – No Peace
Georgia Democrat Rep. Hank Johnson told WABE radio the GOP budget could cause more Baltimore type violence.
CNS News reported:
Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) says with budgets like the GOP plan, “the have-nots of this country will rise up like the people in Baltimore.”
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During an interview last week on WABE radio’s “A Closer Look” program Johnson said he voted against the GOP budget measure because of its domestic spending cuts and added that its passage could result in violence.
“If we’re not careful the have-nots of this country will rise up like the people in Baltimore,” Johnson said.
“What happened in Baltimore stems from deeper economic issues and if you would take a ride down the streets of some of the greatly impoverished areas of Baltimore where change has not come, where things are the same as they were 50 years ago and have been allowed to grow worse then you will understand the lack of hope of which those riots are born from.”
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