Posts tagged "Chicago violence"

Questions we are not asking about Chicago’s violence: Are gang members mindless?

Questions we are not asking about Chicago’s violence:  Are gang members mindless?
Confession time. I have a secret fascination with stories about unconventional solutions. Like in World War Z when Brad Pitt inoculated himself with an unknown disease in order to keep himself from getting eaten by zombies… I thought that was pure genius. …and the fact that a very hungry person, armed with nothing but Corn... Read more »

Rahm Emanuel: A severe case of ‘Voter's Remorse’?

Rahm Emanuel:  A severe case of ‘Voter's Remorse’?
I’m going to ask the question that many people are thinking but are afraid to ask: Is it just me, or does Rahm Emanuel (kinda) suck as mayor? Like the majority of voters, I voted for Rahm. Yeah, I didn’t quite know what he stood for or how he was proposing to make the city... Read more »
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