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Parts of Chicago now akin to Iraq-Afghanistan tribal/civil war
Originally posted by antonia
reply to post by michaelbrux
That's very true, Miami may well be the biggest example of that. Heck, 90% of the Miami highrises were built with coke money. Most of the banks laundered coc aine money from Miami. Florida wouldn't be anything without all that coke money.
Officials talk tough and yet willingly take money from the criminals they proclaim to be against. Greed is a powerful motivator and frankly, short of some huge shift in human conscious, I think this kind of corruption with remain with us forever.
Originally posted by michaelbrux
reply to post by antonia
but let it be known that 250 murders at mid July is nowhere near the pace of gang driven murder in 1974, which ended at 970. being that the city proper is about the same size today as then, violent crime has collapsed in chicago during my lifetime. but people are free to sensationalize.