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Chicago’s “Godfather” Goes after Guns

Charles52 Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 10:15 AM
I had many hours with several types of weapons while in the Marines and could hit a 10 inch bullseye from 1000 yards with no scope, and other weapons. I was an expert with rifles and pistols for 27 years and I doubt I would need "training" in order to defend my self. It is so sad to hear these politicians and other "self proclaimed important people" who need a platoon of protection scream for more laws to confiscate the weapons of the general public. If the public is so safe, why do they need so much protection, including the moron in the wh? Then what is the rant about gun deaths when we are forced via taxation to pay for vehichular and alcholiuar deaths as well as abortion deaths when there are thousands upon thousands more from those?

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...