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Who Failed Chicago?

true liberal Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 7:55 AM
I have grown more cynical. I do not believe that these Progressives and Dems have any intention of helping the poor or anyone else except themselves. They are looking for schemes and projects to funnel money to their friends or themselves. They know all of this nonsense is not going to work so they put up a little window dressing and walk away with their pockets stuffed with cash
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...