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Who Failed Chicago?

dfiscus Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 11:48 AM
To quote Jack Nicholson in "A few Good Men" "You can't handle the truth." That is what the politicians think of us. We are too naive and/or stupid to handle the hard truth. Romney tried to tell the truth and you see where that got him. America is broke. We can't afford the gravy train.
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...