Skip to comments.Democrat run Cites lead the highest crime and murder rates
Posted on 09/18/2008 9:45:30 PM PDT by seastay
Dems vote with their emotions not their brains.
Why is it that every Democratic run city has the highest crime rates??
For example, Detroit, whose mayor has been indicted on felony charges, hasn't elected a Republican mayor since 1961. Buffalo has been even more stubborn. It started putting a Democrat in office back in 1954, and it hasn't stopped since.
Unfortunately, those two cities may be alone at the top of the poverty rate list, but they're not alone in their love for Democrats. Cincinnati, Ohio (third on the poverty rate list), hasn't had a Republican mayor since 1984. Cleveland, Ohio (fourth on the list), has been led by a Democrat since 1989. St. Louis, Missouri (sixth), hasn't had a Republican since 1949, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (eighth), since 1908, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (ninth), since 1952 and Newark, New Jersey (10th), since 1907.
The only two cities in the top 10 that I didn't mention (Miami, Florida, and El Paso, Texas) haven't had Republicans in office either -- just Democrats, independents or nonpartisans.
Over the past 50 years, the eight cities listed above have had Republican leadership for a combined 36 years. The rest of the time -- a combined 364 years -- they've been led by Democrats.
Five of the 10 cities with the highest poverty rates (Detroit, Buffalo, St. Louis, Milwaukee, Philadelphia and Newark) have had a Democratic stranglehold since at least 1961: more than 45 years. Two of the cities (Milwaukee and Newark) have been electing Democrats since the first Model T rolled off the assembly line in 1908.
Two cities, 100 years, all Democrats.
If the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result, the asylums in those cities must be as full as the soup kitchens.
We've talked a lot about "change" in this country recently, but there's a much more important catchphrase that we've neglected: "All politics is local." Maybe instead of focusing so much on who we put in charge of our country, we should focus more on who we put in charge of our cities.
Oh, and before I forget. The hateful politician who suggested that we should be "driving" or "leading" the poor out of poverty? It was Benjamin Franklin.
Good thing he never tried to run for mayor of Newark
I this supposed to be news? Villa-de Mecha here in Los Angeles is emblematic of this...
Stuck on stupid...
Do a search, someone corrected many of those claims.
Try this (post 9): http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2082686/replies?c=1
this is rather disingenuous but fun
these same cities also have the highest black and latino populations and the corresponding crime rates
I bet Huntington and Charleston WVA have Dem control but low crime comparatively.
to be honest local Dem politics does not always mean Satan rules....although true more often than not
especially in urban Southern areas with moderate black pops
right now in Lebanon TN, a small rural bedroom community, former CO-OP hub of Wilson county I am donating to two Dems for mayor....and a councilman too
I own 5 businesses there....I have no choice
No surprise there. Donks never fix anything, they promise to and then let the problems fester so they can use them to get re-elected. The donks have taken over the education system and media, though, so too many people have been brainwashed to the point where they can’t see what the donks are doing to them.
Do Democratic mayors cause crime, or do people who commit crimes like to vote for Democrats? We’ll never know.
Now compare the standard of living.....oh, nevermind, that ruins your thesis.
I’m from Jackson Mississippi.
The folks who commit the crimes like to vote Dems.
still waiting on that 40 acres and a mule the Radical Republicans never delivered 140 years ago and said promise the Dems appropriated in the New Deal and Great Society.
Actually, he verified many of the claims, too. And a few of his “corrections” actually agreed with the contentions.
if Obama wins, this is what our entire country will be like
“Actually, he verified many of the claims, too. And a few of his corrections actually agreed with the contentions.”
Yes he showed how flawed the list is, conservatives need to know that before some liberal has to correct them in public.
My X worked for El Paso County. She told me that they estimated that approximately 30% of the population was illegals.
I live right outside of Buffalo, and near Lackawanna. Soon as hubby can retire we’re moving out of NY.
Hey Barry, you sure did a great job “organizing” Chicago.
Forbes ranks it as the most stressful city:
how about this claim “ Over the past 50 years, the eight cities listed above have had Republican leadership for a combined 36 years. The rest of the time — a combined 364 years — they’ve been led by Democrats. “
the ratio is about 10%, time the crime cities are run by Republicans as the claim states. Does it make much difference if the real umber is 15% or 12%? Typical lib arguments will say if there is one flaw then all the data is bad,,, but as an approximation, the claims have the order of magnitude and correlation correct , yes, ?
I would like to see someone perfect it so that we can get it into the email world and into letters to the editor.
It would make a great little, neat, devastating package.
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