Happy Monday to everyone out there. Another start to another week. Maybe you are
some of the lucky ones that is on their day off. Because if you are not aware
today is Columbus Day. The day that Columbus discovered America. So starting out my
blog today will be taking a different turn. I know today's topic will not be
related to technology, but if you live in Chicago, you will know that is a epidemic
that needs to be cured and fast.
If you are in the Chicago area, you might see that the violence here is just
non stop. And you know who are the cause of most this violence here in Chicago?
Gangbangers! Yes, and I know one thing is for sure, if you want this violence
to stop it needs to start at home. Now the thing that bothers me the most of when
there is violence among gangs and one of the gangbangers get shot. The parents
or relatives will come out on tv and see well my kid was a good kid and he wasn't
capable of doing such act. And then they might show a picture of the individual and
you can spot a gangbanger a mile away. But I know that the parents have to defend
their child. But here is the thing. Once your kid comes home with clothes that
are not clothes that you have bought, then that is where you must question your child.
Once he or she likes to wear baggy clothes, showing off your underwear. Now I know
that for some it is a fashion sense. But take into account this if you are not a member
of a gang you might be noticed by a gang and get questioned. And they won't take it easy
and sometimes you might end up beaten up or in the hospital or worse killed.
Now I understand that I shouldn't tell anyone how to parent their kids, and I understand
that we are living in tough times at this moment with a recession and parents losing
their jobs, or parents trying to maintain two jobs at the same time to give their
kids what they didn't get when the parents were kids. But you need to be very
stern on your kids, parents. Now I am not saying be a dictator. But communicate with
your child well, but that must start at an early age. Because once you lose your
child at an early age and acts rebellious then you must act quickly or you will lose
your child. And that is one thing that really bothers me. You might hear that they
have captured a bigwig of a gang. And you might think well they caught a big gun. But
honestly think about it. They always have backups. Who if someone gets captured there
is always someone second in command to take over.
That is one thing that gangbangers need, someone to talk to. Why? Because there is
no one at home that listens to them. Many of them are not bad people. They were just
forced into a gang. And once you get into the gang you can't get out. And sometimes
they are forced to do things that are not accustomed to doing. Now I know that we
can't go back to the times we used to have. But we can live in peace. Doesn't everyone
want to live in peace. And not worry about walking the streets in peace? But like
I said at the beginning it all starts at home. If you teach your kids the rights and
wrongs of the world. And how you are supposed to act then you should be fine. But if
you are one of the busy parents and don't pay attention to your kids. Be very careful
of your kids.