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  •  Baltimore is a great city just waiting for... (1+ / 0-)
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    it's greatness to return.  I doubt it will in my life time.

    "...America can change. Our union can be perfected." President-Elect Barack Obama

    by Jack Dublin on Mon Dec 01, 2008 at 10:14:31 AM PST

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    •  As long as NYC gets everything, none of (0+ / 0-)

      the pther cities of the megalopolis will become like they were. Maybe Boston because it's pretty far, but Philly and Baltimore are really in a bad way.

      You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war..... Albert Einstein,

      by tazz on Mon Dec 01, 2008 at 10:24:29 AM PST

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      •  Boston kept many of it's white midde class... (0+ / 0-)

        they didn't flee like they did in Baltimore and Philadelphia.  The way I see it, Baltimore is a smaller version of Philadelphia, Camden is a smaller version of Baltimore, and Wilmington is a smaller version of Camden.  D.C. has many bad sections, but it is a funny town in that it is one of the wealthest and poorest all inside the city lines.  

        "...America can change. Our union can be perfected." President-Elect Barack Obama

        by Jack Dublin on Mon Dec 01, 2008 at 10:30:00 AM PST

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