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Originally posted by sonofonehunlo
Chicago is turning into "dark town" like Detroit.
Originally posted by jhn7537
reply to post by davethebear
I just find it kind of messed up that this is happening on home soil and the US Govt. doesnt seem to give two sh*ts about it.... I guess they expect it in inner cities, but when there's a single shooting in an upper-class affluent area the whole country is in uproar... Ill never understand why this isnt treated like a bigger issue...
Originally posted by jstanthrno1
I was lucky enough that my parents got me out young
I was stupid enough to knock up my ex who lives in the south Chicago suburbs
My son is living just a few miles from the wrong side of town
Before long the entire town will be the wrong side
He is only 3 and by the time he starts 1st grade I want to be there. I'm taking classes at community college for the first time in my life because I will not let him go to Chicago Public Schools while I'm living 100 miles away. I got 3 years to make something of myself and I've never been more motivated.
I love Chicago, you can't describe what it is about the city unless you live there. But it has a history of corruption and the criminals in office are just as ruthless as thoseon the streets.
Originally posted by daskakik
I'd just like to point out that Chicago ranks 17 in murder rate per capita. It's bad but there are many worse. New Orleans has 3 times the murders.
Not sure but there seem to be at least a few cities in "shall issue" states which have higher murder rates.
Crime rate by city