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Who Failed Chicago?

Optimista Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 9:40 AM
One most important fact to know about Chicago and most importantly Illinois. Chicago is in Cook County. Cook County is predominatly black. 60% of the electorate in the state of Illinois is either a Union member or somekind of Govermental employee. The state of Illinois is a harbinger of what is to come to the rest of the country if balance is not restored in Washington.
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...