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Who Failed Chicago?

Judy S Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 8:20 PM
The cities and states that have the "toughest" gun laws have the highest rate of murder. Try reading that sentence 10 0r 20 times and see if you can understand it. If you do you'll shut up about taking guns away from sane, decent people. If not you'll keep inviting more disaster for yourself and your family by denouncing legal ownership of guns. And when you get that straightened out, get rid of the crooked politicians who run your state and/or city. THEY are the instigators of poverty and crime.
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...