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Who Failed Chicago?

Chicken George Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 5:53 PM
Politicians have two answers for every problem. Pass a bill and throw millions of dollars at it. The bills don't work and the money ends up in the pockets of their cronies. There is a reason why Harry Reid is rich and his children are lobbyist in Washington. DC. So called "community organizers" flock to the inner cities and solicit money from the government (in the name of the children and the poor). They get the unions to come in and build the sub-quality housing projects and they and their cronies pocket the difference. That how it works!
On Tuesday, President Obama and the first lady used the State of the Union spotlight to pay tribute to an innocent teenage girl shot and killed by Chicago gang thugs. On Friday, Obama will travel to the Windy City to decry violence and crusade for more gun laws in the town with the strictest gun laws and bloodiest gun-related death tolls in America.

Does the White House really want to open up a national conversation about the state of Chicago? OK, let's talk.

Obama, his wife, his campaign strategists, his closest cronies and his biggest bundlers all hail from Chicago. Senior adviser and...