Skip to comments.What Chicago's Five Hundredth Murder Means
Posted on 12/28/2012 7:59:12 AM PST by usconservative
Chicago experienced its 500th murder of the year on Thursday night, when a 40-year-old man was shot to death in the Austin neighborhood. It was only the second time in the last ten years the city has reached that mark. In 2008, 513 people were murdered.
However, this years violence has attracted unprecedented national attention to Chicago. In October, Diane Sawyer held a town hall meeting at St. Sabinas Church, hosted by Father Michael Pfleger. The killings have earned the city the nickname Chiraq and have been inspired an emerging Chicago rap form known as drill.
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What the 500th murder means?
I know Teach, I know!
500 Dead Democrats!
It means Washington gets to send millions to Chicago for a gun buy back program and lighted basketball courts. Rahmbo takes his cut, filters half to the DNC and the rest goes to 3 or 4 parks... Of course the lights are stolen within a week and sold.
LOL!!! Now that’s funny, I don’t care who you are! And so so correct.
My commuter train goes through Englewood - it looks like a war zone. Seriously, I shake my head wondering how people can live like that.
So Englewood is the highest by itself from what I've seen, I don't know what the neighborhood on the near west side is called --- is that Austin? I'm reading some stats I found via a google search which indicates Englewood and the neighborhood I think is Austin seem to be "battling it out" year over year to see which is the most violent.
Gun prosecutions under Obama down more than 45 percent
Exclude DC, Chicago, LA, Philly, E.St.louis & Baltimore and wed probably have the gun murder rate of Switzerland.
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