Skip to comments.Smiley-Face Lies and Homicide Hogwash in Dem Hellholes
Posted on 04/05/2013 3:45:34 PM PDT by IbJensen
President Obama's hometown of Chicago still goes by the old nickname "Windy City." But after three miserable decades of strict gun control and permanent Democratic rule, Chicago has cemented its reputation as America's Bloody City.
No amount of statistical whitewashing can cover up the stains of the left's ideological failures there. But as Obama continues to wage war on law-abiding gun owners, his home team is trying its hardest to spread smiley-face lies upon damned lies to downplay Chicago homicide statistics.
On Monday, April Fools' Day, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy held a press conference to tout a "dramatic" drop in the city's homicide rate. The headlines read: "March homicides drop dramatically in Chicago" (USA Today); "Murders fall 42 percent in America's deadliest city: Chicago" (NBC News); and "March homicides drop 69 percent in Chicago" (Las Vegas Sun)."
Emanuel trumpeted the drop as a "good sign." He hyped statistics to the Associated Press showing that first-quarter 2013 murders in Chicago tied the same time period in 2009. Murders decreased 69 percent compared to the same month last year; first-quarter homicides fell by 42 percent compared to the same time frame last year. Emanuel insisted: "We are clearly having an impact on the homicides."
But it's all in how you slice, dice and spin it, of course.
Let's face it. Gun-grabbers in Democratic-dominated cities have an institutional incentive to fudge the numbers. In New York City, which rivals Chicago when it comes to out-of-control gun-control regulations, a New York Police Department whistleblower recently exposed systemic manipulation of crime data.
As anti-Second Amendment crusader Michael Bloomberg made the rounds last spring touting the Big Apple as "the safest big city in America," an internal NYPD report confirmed that more than a dozen crime reports had been manipulated including felonies downgraded and incident reports deep-sixed to lower the crime rate. As punishment for exposing the tampering and corruption, the whistle-blowing officer, Adrian Schoolcraft, who secretly taped the manipulation, was suspended and forced into a psych ward. He's still fighting for justice and has never received an apology.
So, call me crazy, but I wouldn't put it past Team Obama's Chicago theater directors to goose their numbers to improve the optics for Dear Leader. Speaking of the lobbyist in chief, he parachuted into Colorado this week and surrounded himself with Denver police officer human props during a gun-control campaign event. The rank-and-filers were none too happy with being exploited for political purposes. "To protect and serve" is supposed to be a public safety imperative, not a campaign imperative.
But back to the Bloody City. In 2012, Chicago racked up the nation's deadliest death toll, with 506 of its residents murdered. The murder rate has simply returned to its bloody business as usual over the past five years. Here's the first-quarter death toll breakdown:
2013: 70 2012: 120 2011: 75 2010: 75 2009: 70
The Second City Cop crime blog adds that Emanuel's claim regarding the homicide rate dropping to levels not seen since the 1950s "is based solely on the population decrease in the city of Chicago. This is an amazing abuse of numbers, but as Mark Twain said, 'There are lies, damned lies and statistics.' Welcome to 'statistics.'"
Local Chicago CBS 2 reporter Jay Levine didn't buy the whitewashing bunk, either. He challenged City Hall with a piece entitled: "City Touts Lower Homicide Stats, But Context Reveals Return To Normal." Put simply, "2013's 70 first-quarter homicides was a major improvement over 2012's 120 but not over 2011 or 2010 or 2009."
While Emanuel sang "Don't Worry, Be Happy" for the press, the Bloody City was still reeling after a 6-month-old baby was shot and killed in gang crossfire. On Easter weekend, a mob of violent teens terrorized shoppers in the Magnificent Mile district. Similar outbreaks of racially driven attacks have escalated in Chicago under the reign of Daley-Emanuel-Obama. By some police estimates, gang violence accounts for up to 80 percent of the city's homicides.
Plagued by juvenile delinquency, organized crime, ruinous government dependency, corruption and out-of-control spending, these liberal-dominated hellholes have proved impervious to progressive "social justice" engineering. It's the insane demagogues blaming guns who need their heads examined.
The country would NEVER tolerate this behavior from someone other than a negro.
The leftist Chicago media is now labels Obama's buddy, Rahm as "the murder mayor"! His own socialist pals in the media have turned against him because he's completely destroying Chicago's reputation. They now want him out of office as soon as possible. This pseudo-Jewish fool can try and put a smiley face on his murder numbers, but he'd better give blinders to the people during his press conferences so that they can't see the blood flowing through the gutters in the street of this once great, but now filthy city!
Democrats pick police superintendents to support them because police superintendence unlike sheriffs are hand picked by them to uphold their ideological polices.
Its no wonder that the urban police forces are abject failures in attacking gangs which are now blossoming into major international criminal organization like wildfire.
Let’s change the nickname of Chicago from “Windy City” to “BJ Central”. (Thank you John Belusi, “Animal House” scene).
Let’s face it, Chicago’s residents are getting jerked around and off by its Democratic politicians because they aren’t getting anything else from them.
There hasn’t been one Chicago major politician in the past 30 years who hasn’t been a Communist, a Crook, or Crazy, or any combination thereof.
Now we have a ballerina mayor too, in Pink Tutu.
Then there is Obama, who, as a bumper sticker about his qualifications to be president asked, “What did you expect from an ACORN organizer”?
In other words, all the guy did was to organize his ACORN nuts and yet he got elected to the Illinois State Senate, where he was nicknamed “Mr. Present”; the U.S. Senate where he was known as “Mr. Absent”, and as US President, where he is known as “Mr. I Play With My Balls” on the golf course.
HE is also known as a man who plays with his putter in public. Trying to give Tiger some competition?
Meanwhile, back in the Bloody City, the body count still rises while OBJ plans his next vacation.
What is wrong with this picture?
The Second City Cop crime blog adds that Emanuel's claim regarding the homicide rate dropping to levels not seen since the 1950s "is based solely on the population decrease in the city of Chicago. This is an amazing abuse of numbers... Local Chicago CBS 2 reporter Jay Levine didn't buy the whitewashing bunk, either. He challenged City Hall with a piece entitled: "City Touts Lower Homicide Stats, But Context Reveals Return To Normal." Put simply, "2013's 70 first-quarter homicides was a major improvement over 2012's 120 -- but not over 2011 or 2010 or 2009." While Emanuel sang "Don't Worry, Be Happy" for the press, the Bloody City was still reeling after a 6-month-old baby was shot and killed in gang crossfire. On Easter weekend, a mob of violent teens terrorized shoppers in the Magnificent Mile district. Similar outbreaks of racially driven attacks have escalated in Chicago under the reign of Daley-Emanuel-Obama. By some police estimates, gang violence accounts for up to 80 percent of the city's homicides. Plagued by juvenile delinquency, organized crime, ruinous government dependency, corruption and out-of-control spending, these liberal-dominated hellholes have proved impervious to progressive "social justice" engineering. It's the insane demagogues blaming guns who need their heads examined.
“Negro”? You actually used the term, “negro”? This is 2013. Nobody uses the term, “negro” anymore. The correct term for our Dear Leader is “Halfrican American”.
Political homosexuals have replaced the Masonic Order as a secret society that works within the political and judicial system to completely destroy any vestiges of morality in America.
The kingpin is the phony president who illegally occupies what is now referred to as the White Hut. Having practiced homosexuality and been a willing soldier in the forward march of the Homosexual Agenda he now pays his dues to the sodomist society.
This legion of perverts fight hard to achieve positions wherein they can rule and ruin our entire system of morality, economy and family.
Get homosexuals the ‘right’ to wedlock. They, after all, are no different than heterosexual couples and God has nothing to do with anything! Besides, this issue gives the clueless citizenry something else to occupy their attention while the planks of the ship of state are ripped out and thrown in the boiler to keep satan’s programs at full speed ahead.
Accentuate the positives (there is a positive?)in homosexuality. Forget that what these Satanists are doing defies God’s Word. Forget that this proclivity is a mental illness that develops around puberty and is fanned along by a totally impure lusting.
Forget that the centerpiece of homosexuality is shoving one’s penis up another’s anus and then orally copulating with the involved members of this filthy behavior.
Hell will be crowded with abortionists, atheists, homosexuals, lesbians, pedophiles, bestiality adherents and other assorted by products of a society in evil turmoil. Along with this assortment of evil will be the sycophants who crow about this type of diversity clogging up the drains of decent society.
Ethical questions are being raised both inside The Virginian-Pilot and in the Norfolk, Va. area after two of the papers reporters were attacked and beaten by a mob of at least 30 blacks, but was downplayed by police and withheld from the public for more than two weeks by the newspapers editors.
It's not just cops fudging the stats for liberal elites - dem members of the MSM are in on it too... It's happening all over the country - with both groups. Hats off to Michelle Malkin for having the courage to look behind this curtain... there's more to see...