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Chicago’s “Godfather” Goes after Guns

binc Wrote: Jan 09, 2013 9:52 AM
Emanuel knows his constituents as does every elected Chicago politician. The problems with Chicago are the results of the voters. As an Illinois resident, I don't know why I even take the time or effort to vote anymore. I would leave the state in a New York second, not to move to New York of course which I hear is even worse but I'm afraid I'm stuck for the time being. The city seems to be rapidly going downhill but then their are those lovely flowers on Michigan Avenue.

Chicago is known for good steaks, expensive stores and beautiful architecture. Unfortunately, the Windy City also enjoys a reputation for corrupt politics, violent crime, and some of the strictest gun control laws anywhere in the country. To rational people, the inverse relationship between the last two is obvious. Unfortunately for residents of and visitors to Chicago, the city is governed by officials who operate not in the real world, but in a virtual “Bizarro World,” where up is down, black is white, and good guys are to be punished.

In this strange environment, current Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (who served...