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Four Teens Just CALLED OUT Mayor Rahm Emanuel in a Way That Would Make Any English Teacher Proud
Independent Journal Review ^ | March 15, 2014 | Emily Hulsey

Posted on 03/15/2014 7:58:38 PM PDT by Olog-hai

When these four teens were trying to come up with something to perform in Louder Than a Bomb, a youth poetry festival that reaches teens through after-school programs, they took their task seriously.

Through their spoken-word performance of “Hide Your Schools, Hide Your Homes, Hide Your Children, Cause He’s Wrecking it All,” they unabashedly slammed Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel with a passion you can both see and hear. …

(Excerpt) Read more at ijreview.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: chicago; chicagoschools; louderthanabomb; rahmemanuel

1 posted on 03/15/2014 7:58:38 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Is there a transcript somewhere?

So I can understand it?


2 posted on 03/15/2014 8:03:05 PM PDT by metmom (...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith....)
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To: Olog-hai

They could just as likely be singing about Obama.


3 posted on 03/15/2014 8:05:46 PM PDT by uncitizen (Impeach the Communist Already!)
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To: metmom

The best part is the last five seconds, when you hear the audience explode in applause.


4 posted on 03/15/2014 8:07:22 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: Olog-hai

powerful... good for them...


5 posted on 03/15/2014 8:08:23 PM PDT by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: Vince Ferrer

I’ll have to try listening again.


6 posted on 03/15/2014 8:08:28 PM PDT by metmom (...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith....)
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To: Olog-hai
Yeah.

Let Rahm try to run for higher office.

He is one toastie little ballerina.


7 posted on 03/15/2014 8:12:07 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing -- Socrates)
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To: Olog-hai

No sympathy. Their parents are the kinds of bums who inflicted Rahm on Chicago and Obama on America. You reap what you sow.


8 posted on 03/15/2014 8:14:29 PM PDT by Robwin
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To: metmom

Transcript under the video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OoPAMWSHWPk

Published on Mar 8, 2014

TEAM Englewood Spoken Word 2014 Group Piece-—dedicated to Rahm Emanuel
https://www.facebook.com/TeamEnglewoo...
http://www.teamenglewoodspokenword.org/

Hide Your Schools, Hide Your Homes, Hide Your Children, Cause He’s Wrecking it All

Hammer in one hand paint brush in the other
Rahm Emanuel is single handedly destroying our city
Mr. wreck it Rahm
look what Chicago is becoming
bending the rules to fit in the lie of building a new chicago
building new streets
when his own plan got some pot holes

Tearing down our dreams
its getting really windy in these streets
Red X’s mark the spots where his wrecking balls are next to drop

We are not included in the Blue Print of the New Chicago: we’re being pushed out
our buildings transformed into condos - and we know those AINT FOR US
Thermal shock is setting in from the whipping wind of the heartless sins
of the mayor

Norfolk Railroads is pushing us southern folk out
Homes replaced with tracks
that will be laid
where our heads used to
If dry wall could talk
it would speak many prayers to keep our homes
now vacant lots that hold lots of remnants
of 60 years of backyard barbeques
baby showers
and when electric sliding was the super power of the summer
55th and Normal
we are losing all of this

Torturing, tormenting us as we choke on the ashes of our memories
*Cough Cough*
Let’s hope we don’t get sick
Because he’s closing all our clinics
He needs to get treated
And then maybe we can sew back on the other half of the middle finger
that he has been giving us

Its almost as if he’s E Manuel of E-Limination
Exportation!
Extermination!
Eradication!

Step one: Take away our schools
Step Two: Put them out their home
Lastly: Destroy it all and
Deny Deny Deny
But remember, to always keep a straight face when you lie!

Try to pour the cheap paint over our eyes while stealing dollars from under our mattresses
There’s not enough? Close their schools
But he’s building a new DePaul stadium
Using our TIF funds to Transform the South Loop into the Promised Land of redevelopment
and some river walk
of course downtown
The paint is starting to streak.
Building a new Chicago or extending a new lie!
How can a city so in debt blueprint something so expensive?

Banneker Elementary - Closed
Woods Elementary - Closed
Yale Elementary - Closed

The paint is cracking:
From every west side basketball brotherhood
To south side sisterhood bonds through pom-poms
And every poetry team that had dreamed of being on this very stage
has been ripped apart,
Goodbye

Bad foundation for our future generations
struggling with 40 students in one class
so they learn from the streets
There’s not money for our schools, but, there’s enough to build a New Chicago
But that New Chicago is NOT for us.
The paint is wearing thin and so was our patience
Irreparable damage has already been done

Time to stop the destruction of OUR city
Prevent the further corruption of our already twisted politics of Chicago

25% of Chicago school children won’t amount to anything
25
50
75
100% sure that we will be something
See Rahm we are mathematicians
your lies are adding up
and this new Chicago is just another one of them


9 posted on 03/15/2014 8:20:10 PM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: Robwin
So the children have to pay for the sins of the fathers “parents” here?
10 posted on 03/15/2014 8:28:31 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Whenifhow

Thank you.


11 posted on 03/15/2014 8:29:21 PM PDT by metmom (...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith....)
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To: metmom

It’s good for kids that age... more at the link

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3133743/posts

Step one: Take away our schools
Step Two: Put them out their home
Lastly: Destroy it all and
Deny Deny Deny
But remember, to always keep a straight face when you lie!

Try to pour the cheap paint over our eyes while stealing dollars from under our mattresses
There’s not enough? Close their schools
But he’s building a new DePaul stadium
Using our TIF funds to Transform the South Loop into the Promised Land of redevelopment
and some river walk
of course downtown
The paint is starting to streak.
Building a new Chicago or extending a new lie!
How can a city so in debt blueprint something so expensive?

Banneker Elementary - Closed
Woods Elementary - Closed
Yale Elementary - Closed

The paint is cracking:
From every west side basketball brotherhood
To south side sisterhood bonds through pom-poms
And every poetry team that had dreamed of being on this very stage
has been ripped apart,


12 posted on 03/15/2014 8:34:18 PM PDT by GOPJ (From a bellwether to an "oh-whateverrrr" in less than a single news cycle. -freeper Fightin Whitey)
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To: Olog-hai
the children have to pay for the sins of the fathers “parents”

Yeah, they're all just a bunch of "effin retards".

13 posted on 03/15/2014 8:36:24 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month.)
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To: Whenifhow
55th and Normal we are losing all of this

Sorry to say it was lost a long time ago. I lived in that area when I was a small child in the sixties, we moved out in 1965. The area has not been a functioning neighborhood since the late sixties. They say the railroad is pushing them out. There were lowrise projects there at 57th and 58th and Normal. Right next to railroad tracks. The residents of these projects used to burglarize the boxcars every day. The projects were demolished with the railroad buying property. I worked there in the 90's, one of the highest crime rates in the city and maybe the country. They haven't lost much.

14 posted on 03/15/2014 8:42:27 PM PDT by dznutz
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To: Olog-hai

I bet this was written by the teacher’s union.


15 posted on 03/15/2014 8:45:39 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Olog-hai

That is amazing! They see with the clear eyes of youth.


16 posted on 03/15/2014 9:35:56 PM PDT by Albion Wilde (The less a man knows, the more certain he is that he knows it all.)
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To: Olog-hai

Yes. Seems like to me Rahm was just following the blueprint from past politicians it was already wrecked years ago.


17 posted on 03/15/2014 9:41:02 PM PDT by funfan
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To: metmom

my thoughts exactly.


19 posted on 03/15/2014 10:11:01 PM PDT by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: uncitizen

and probably have


20 posted on 03/15/2014 10:11:22 PM PDT by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: Olog-hai
0H! How sharp the dragon teeth are these days..(W.S.)
HEY! Kiddies, 'ol Ralm is just doing to the Chicago Area; what pResident
B@$t@rd 0'Muslim, is doing to the rest of USoA/Western Civilization.
..your future is behind you; these WERE the best years
of your life..welcome to 0'Bamaville Nation.

21 posted on 03/15/2014 10:19:23 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: Whenifhow

I guess if I was a Chicagoan this would mean more to me.

Already knew Rahm the tiny dancer was a POS, so kids, you ain’t telling me anything I didn’t already know.

Question is, you chill’ren learning anything? Will it change you into conservatives or even moderates?

nope and nope.

However, I do love it when they turn on one of there own.


22 posted on 03/15/2014 10:20:35 PM PDT by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: Olog-hai

Good job!


23 posted on 03/15/2014 11:53:03 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: metmom

It would be more effective if they did it in English.


24 posted on 03/16/2014 4:53:24 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Albert Einstein: The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits)
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To: Iron Munro

lol......


25 posted on 03/16/2014 5:01:58 AM PDT by metmom (...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith....)
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To: Robwin

Ditto. These are the same people who voted for this turd and he took some of their candy away from them, now they’re not happy.


26 posted on 03/16/2014 5:05:05 AM PDT by tom paine 2
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To: Robwin
Exactly, high-fives all around when he corruptly won his case for residency. He's all your Chicago! I also wonder if these kids would be doing this had it been a dark-skinned Rahm.
27 posted on 03/16/2014 5:09:46 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: dznutz

I had relatives who settled in that area in the late 1800s, and it was a really nice place. Nowadays I would not go there—very sad. I think these kids did a great job. This mayor is not one I would like to have as President.


28 posted on 03/16/2014 5:28:45 AM PDT by Ray'sBeth
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To: Olog-hai

Rahm is just continuing a policy of racial cleansing of Chicago started under Daley and other Ds. Nothing new here, transfer underperforming and socially disruptive populations out to R voting locals while importing an actual tax base.


29 posted on 03/16/2014 7:13:44 AM PDT by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: Iron Munro
"It would be more effective if they did it in English."

My sentiments exactly! LOL! It's a good thing somebody thought to provide a transcript...

30 posted on 03/16/2014 7:45:00 AM PDT by Hatteras
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To: Iron Munro
It would be more effective if they did it in English.

In most cases, I would agree, however, if this helps open the eyes of some of the black residents of Chicago, then I have no problem with the style used by these kids to make their point.

31 posted on 03/16/2014 8:00:49 AM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: metmom

I couldn’t understand it either. I heard a mention of “their clinics” Were they asking for more free stuff?


32 posted on 03/16/2014 8:06:23 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: Olog-hai
I'll be more impressed when/if they call out the black community on this.
33 posted on 03/16/2014 8:20:16 AM PDT by zlala (Thank you for the ultimate sacrifice Capt. Aaron R. Blanchard, KIA 4-23-13, Pul-E-Alam, Afghanistan.)
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