Meet Atlantic City's Ray Nagin: Lorenzo Langford
Posted in the African-American Forum
#1 Oct 29, 2012
"Atlantic City Mayor Lorenzo Langford (D) has fallen under scrutiny from Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) for informing residents of Atlantic City that they could stick around during Hurricane Sandy. Christie ranted:
You have a mayor, a rogue mayor, telling his citizens not to leave, that its O.K. not to leave. I dont know what you call that. I dont call it effective governance.
Many Atlantic City residents apparently were upset that they evacuated during Tropical Storm Irene last year. Christie ripped them as well:
I will never understand these people. They came home to very little property damage and they were alive. And theyre angry because they spent a couple of days at Rutgers. Were going to see how they feel now, when they stayed. Its just not acceptable conduct .
Now Im going to have federal and state emergency personnel going in their first thing tomorrow morning with live downed electrical wires all over the place, risking their lives. Because Mayor Langford was worried that some of his people were angry? Thats not leadership, everybody.
Christie and Langford have been going at it for years, largely because of Langfords radicalism. When Christie proposed a tourism district for Atlantic City, for example, Langford said that the district was creating apartheid. Seriously. He wrote,The point is, when a white imperialistic out-of-town minority imposes its will on the indigenous people of color (the majority) and usurps the sovereign right of that majority to govern themselves by stripping away zoning, planning and policing, it is reminiscent of apartheid. So don't chastise me and accuse me of race-baiting for calling attention to the obvious, inherently racist reality that I did not create.
Christie ripped him for playing to the lowest common denominator. According to Christie, Langford has failed as mayor and is impossible to work with in any significant kind of way.
One of Langfords priorities this year was a city ordinance raising his salary some $16,000. Langford blames Christie for virtually all the problems of Atlantic City, including the murder rate.For the record, Langford recently wrote to Christie,New Jersey is now home to the most violent city in America. This was not always the case. In fact, prior to you becoming governor, we never had this distinction.
As the fallout from Hurricane Sandy continues, look for Langford to play the race card. After all, hes done it in the past."
#2 Oct 30, 2012
Poor Al Roker. He having just interviewed Langford and at one point, he telling Al, did I stutter. Al wasn't taking too kindly to that afterward and was appearing to laugh at Langford. He saying, "I was just asking." The other weather person on site who was taking it in while it went down was just about speechless. LOL
Way to go Langford! You the man!
#3 Oct 30, 2012
* In other words, Langford was "chimping out" on Al Roker on the Weather Channel.
Add your comments below
|Barack Obama, our next President (Nov '08)||3 min||Aquarius-WY||1,784,531|
|A black is has ghetto. Rich or poor (Nov '17)||46 min||Godhatesothers||8|
|Remember the gym mat nighur?||54 min||justalie||4|
|Loser Trump just keeps on Losing...||4 hr||BillyDbigballer||101|
|I need proof that the Ancient Egyptians Were No... (Oct '07)||4 hr||SIMPLY THE TRUTH||41,249|
|Why is the media pushing interracial relationsh... (Sep '14)||5 hr||UnderstandPeople||1,008|
|The first time i had sex with a WM (Nov '11)||5 hr||XMan||555|
|"LIBERALS" Are CLOSE MINDED KNUCKLE DRAGGERS||8 hr||The Patriot||43|
|Direct link between Opioid abuse and Trump voters||9 hr||Firey Fellow 44||32|
Find what you want!
Search African-American Forum Now
Copyright © 2018 Topix LLC