Should we pull out of Chicago? Explain this loony left. I'm sorry. I don't mean to baffle you with facts. I know it makes your heads hurt.
Body count: In the last six months 292 killed (murdered) in Chicago (221 killed in Iraq ) AND Chicago has one of the strictest gun laws in the entire U.S.
Chicago: 446 school age children shot so far this year with strongest gun laws in country – media silent.
By Clash Daily / 19 December 2012
The cesspool known as Chicago probably has the toughest gun laws in the country, yet despite all the shootings, murders, and bloodshed, you never hear a peep about this from the corrupt state run media. In Chicago, there have been 446 school age children shot in leftist utopia run by Rahm Emanuel and that produced Obama, Jesse Jackson, Louis Farrakhan, etc. 62 school aged children have actually been killed by crazed nuts in Chicago so far this year. So why isn’t this news worthy? Is it because it would embarrass those anti second amendment nuts who brag about Chicago’s tough gun laws? Is it because most of the kids who were shot and killed were minorities? Or is it because the corrupt media doesn’t want to show Chicago in a bad light?
THE LIST OF MURDERED SCHOOL AGE CHILDREN 2012
18 YEARS OLD- 15
17 YEARS OLD- 16
16 YEARS OLD- 16
15 YEARS OLD- 6
14 YEARS OLD- 4
13 YEARS OLD- 2
12 YEARS OLD- 1
7 YEARS OLD- 1
6 YEARS OLD- 1
446 School Age Children Shot in Chicago so Far This Year
THE LIST OF SCHOOL AGE CHILDREN SHOT IN 2012
18 year old- 110
17 year old- 99
16 year old- 89
15 year old- 62
14 year old- 39
13 year old- 21
12 year old- 10
11 year old- 2
10 year old- 3
9 year old- 1
7 year old- 3
6 year old- 2
5 year old- 1
4 year old- 1
3 year old- 1
1 year old- 2
So why isn’t this news worthy?
The leadership in Illinois - all Democrats.
President: Barack Hussein Obama
Senator: #$%$ Durbin
House Representative: Jesse Jackson Jr.
Governor: Pat Quinn
House leader: Mike Madigan
Atty. Gen: Lisa Madigan (daughter of Mike)
Mayor: Rahm Emanuel
Chicago school system rated one of the worst in the country.
State pension fund $78 Billion in debt, worst in country.
Cook County ( Chicago ) sales tax 10.25% - highest in country.
A culture of corruption that would make a Louisiana politician blush with envy.
Polo you are right about all the murder,s .But you are way wrong about a cesspool .Chicago has 1 of the most beautiful lakefront,s the best pizza and steaks around.Can,t forget Eli,s cheesecake the trouble is in the areas,you don,t go in.Just like all major cities,s .And the other poster hit it on the head Indiana and other close state,s is where all these looser,s get there weapon,s.
What is supposed to be an investment message board has been hijacked by a bunch of wingnuts, dropping this down to the lowest possible level of discourse. I don't know, maybe the idea is to block out conversation about this company in some perverse way....but this is pretty much the same thing that has happened to the government and made it disfunctional. How about you people starting your own blog site and let the rest of us focus on investing in this business enterprise....
poleo, you idiot, why don't you baffle yourself with the fact that Indiana, with some of the weakest gun laws in the country is right next door to Chicago and 70% of recovered guns used in crime there get there illegally from Indiana. Similarly, 80% of the recovered guns used in crime in NYC came illegally from VA until NYC cracked down on the VA pipeline and also enacted even tougher gun laws in NYC and since then violent crime is way down in NYC.
The NRA, of course, loves states controlling gun laws because they can make sure there are always several states with very weak to no gun laws and thereby assure a supply line of guns gets to states with strong laws. They help the gun manufacturers profit greatly at often tragic expense to the rest of us by assuring the supply of illegal guns to the 6% hardened criminals who commit 75% of the crimes.