Skip to comments.Corruption in American Cities: Chicago
Posted on 02/25/2011 10:45:07 AM PST by usalady
Political corruption and Chicago have been synonymous since the middle of the 19th century and goes on unabated today.
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we are of course shocked.
That’s why I was so mad about how Rush glossed over the whole Donald Trump donating to Rahm Emmanuel controversy. Rush seemed to think it’s OK because that’s just the way it’s done.
It’s called corruption.
Thought all hnds knew this...
I’ve started referring to Chicago as the Third City instead of the Second City, in terms of population, because that’s what it is right now, with New York City and Los Angeles as number one and number two, respectively.
Also, according to Chicago Agent Magazine, Chicago is on track to becoming the Fourth City sometime in the near future, with Houston taking its place as the Third City.
“As data from the 2010 Census is released for states across the country, the figures released yesterday for Texas show that Houston remains smaller than Chicago, the third most populous city in the nation.
As Chicago, the countrys third-largest city, reported on Tuesday a decrease in population of over 200,000 residents, experts speculated that the booming Houston metropolis may overtake Chicagos rank as No. 3. According to www.Forbes.com, the official tally for Houstons population is at 2.09 million, still below Chicago with just under 2.7 million residents.
In Chicago, a high cost of living and poor job market has sent many of its residents to surrounding suburban counties. Houstons relatively low cost of living has been a great attraction to residents throughout Texas and the rest of the country.
If Chicago doesnt change direction, its obvious Houston could overtake Chicago and become bigger sometime in the next decade, former U.S. Census Bureau Director Steve Murdock tells”