This article is embarrassing…guy is basically saying that Chicago is okay because there are a million white residents there who are NOT being shot every weekend. I had no doubt the Lefty apologists and trolls would enter stage-left to defend Lefties and the cities they run into the ground. Of course, we’re not allowed to talk about what distinguishes that neighborhood from all the others. Discouraging that “irresponsibility on the part of the residents” is not listed in the last sentence of the next to the last paragraph where the causes are given. No… but it certainly may have made it much harder or less advantageous to make other choices (maybe drugs are quicker means than 1000 hours of hair dressing school… and my kids need dinner tonight). Cleveland, where I’m from, had the same rap for decades. Compare any major city versus its state. The whole “gangster” mentally is a consequence of drug prohibition. Chicago ranks 25th. Richmond, Virginia 19. He said what he meant, which destroys your narrative. If police want more help from the communities they serve, this is not the way to get it. These are real signs of progress, however tardy and insufficient. Just Google the list and check the parties of the mayors. Republicans blame unbroken Democratic control of Chicago for its mayhem. Exactly, prohibition created the extreme gang violence. You have bested me in this battle of wits, sir; it is as little a shame to me as it is an accomplishment to you. The Southside does not. Parroting others talking points is all you seem to do. 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But he was also in charge of Chicago police when an officer shot and killed 17-year-old Laquan McDonald—a gross overreaction that police labored to cover up. Northern whites were perfectly OK with civil rights protests when they were directed against inbred southern racists and de jure Jim Crow elsewhere. I can’t see the stats to show this either way. There were over 3 million illegal Presidential votes in 2016. San Bernardino, California 17. We’re all seeing … now … why TODAY’S Republicans are such failures. Dumbfuck Hihnsano demonstrating his ignorance again. That’s the typical lie that you and the plug engage in. But it doesn’t matter re Chicago – because its an average 20-30 minute ambulance drive from the South Side to the nearest trauma centers that can deal with gunshot wounds. Makes a circle with his hand. There was a Republican elected to the council back in 2002. I am that, that I am a A HETEROSEXUAL Man Born and Raised a FREE MAN something many caught up in this Demonic sic episode are not accustomed to dealing with. They need to know what is happening on the street. Plus, the overall crime rate in Los Angeles is 13% higher than the national average. You missed obvious sarcasm? Trump will pay off the entire federal debt in eight years (2025). Wrong train. The question you’ve got to ask is, does he know that he’s not David Nolan? I skewered lc1776 for his hypocrisy of not quoting any statistics. Chapman makes a few good points, assuming they would check out, amid some phony ones. But, really, defending Chapman is not a hill anyone should want to die on. Interesting that Sarcasmic defends Chapman so much. Those areas of the city do NOT want the police there and never want to help when crime does happen. Perhaps we don’t know what is causing the violence. Cabrini Green is gone. I told him. Thanks for clarifying, Huh18?. We took the el from north side downtown. If Chicago is not a dangerous city, then walk down Michigan Avenue at 10:00 PM on a Saturday night, and report back to us…and make sure you don’t have a gun on you. wednesday, july 22, 2020. part ii why chicago is so violent! Chicago is just another large city that has a small number of neighborhoods that are basically itinerant war zones and a significant number that are nearly tranquil. It’s a blight. “Unbelievable,” said state Rep. La Shawn Ford, a black Chicago Democrat who went so far as to call on President Donald Trump for help. It commits the primary assumption that government has responsibility for how people act. The criminal rent them. Mary Stack already posting under multiple user names on the same thread, to make up for a slow weekend I guess! Tiant M Gatewood ATU 241 Supervisors of Instruction, #JudicialCorruption in Chicago, Illinois how to fix cases. How does the Southside of “Chicago” stack up compared to other cities? When the GOP came up with Medicare Welfare Part D for prescription drugs in 2003 I doubt it extended to Medicaid as well. The city's record of failing to discipline officers who resort to unjustified lethal force is corrosive. Cute trick of conflating all of Medicare with part D though. b)some way of productively channeling excess teenage testosterone – like restoring a militia. My understanding is that that pattern is more typical of Chicago’s North Side, which is more like the Bronx and Manhattan in its relatively compact demographic regions; whereas the enormous sprawling South Side is more like Queens (in fact much more like Queens than Queens). • Guns have been purchased or stolen in … Medical care may be saving a lot more victims these days compared to the 90s. Editor's Note: We invite comments and request that they be civil and on-topic. And how long have the Democrats had or not had a supermajority on the city council? Dumbfuck Hihnsano employs two sockpuppets in this thread. Then your statement is meaningless. And, any wonder why crime is out of control in Chicago! Worse than that. That is way more than enough to fund the city’s budgeted spending (roughly $10 billion – with federal grants) – while pretty much eliminating all taxes on capital/property, income, sales, those federal grants, and many of the micro-management types of taxes. Google “homicides in Chicago 2016” “homicides in Illinois 2016”. I think his point is that just because Chicago has declining homicide rates does not in a vacuum make their issues into non-issues. A quick glance at New Orleans shows a city council 100% controlled by Democrats. Those kids need: a)some opportunity to become a normal part of a normal economy (street corner dealing and gangsta rapping ain’t it). Along with a longer time for ambulances to get to the scene there too. Washington, D.C. California wins with three cities in the top 25. TRUMP DONT LIKE DRUG PRICES! Steve Chapman is a columnist and editorial writer for the Chicago Tribune. Take away the money. That’s a talking point that we must take seriously, right? St. Lous 2. I blame libertarians, simply because they can’t think beyond the next circle jerk. In 2015 (latest data on Wikipedia) Los Angeles’ murder rate was 7.1 (per 100,000) hardly enviable since New York’s was only 3.4 and El Paso, Texas was 2.5. Some in this commentariat can be downright scary. Democrat cities are just too damn violent. And at a quick check the mayors of all twenty cities are registered Democrats, usually the latest in a long chain. ; Baltimore, Md. There are obviously some differences in the value of land within Chicago.

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