Chicago is America's most abandoned city

A portrait of Chicago and Illinois Democratic pols

A portrait of Chicago and Illinois Democratic pols

Here is a list of the 20 cities that have lost the most population. Chicago is Number One, way ahead of the others., But hey, why worry, Chicago and Illinois Democratic politicians who run the city and state are the Alfred E. Newmans of America. Sooner or later the exodus has to stop, right? When the only ones who are left are those who (no longer) feed at the public trough,

 

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  • Oh man, you gotta do better than this. Your source only reports on out migrations and ignores people moving in. By most accounts Chicago has lost fewer than 10,000 residents over the last 10 years. Same with NY and LA. Big cities always have had and always will have churn. It’s the nature of having a large population.

  • At the rate Chicago is losing residents the city should have no residents by the year..,

    3028.

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