Posts tagged "Chicago corruption"

Chicago and Illinois: America's armpit

I didn’t write this, so I can’t take credit (or blame) for it.  But it is kicking up dust on the Internet for some time. (It obviously was written some time ago because the body count numbers don’t compute.) Perhaps the U.S. should pull out of Chicago ? Body count: In the last six months... Read more »

Are you a racist if you say Chicago and Illinois are in the toilet?

Apparently some liberal commentators and politicians think so. They suggest that anyone who points out President Barack Obama and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel are the spawn of Chicago’s corrupt politics is guilty of racism because a lot of African Americans live there. Mr. Robinson set the scene on “Hardball” by regurgitating a 2008 meme: The GOP’s attack on Mr. Obama’s... Read more »
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