If that wasn’t bad enough, 2017 is already shaping up to be worse than last year. In the first two months of the year the city has already seen 512 total shootings with 98 killed plus an additional 5 murdered by other means. But according to the Chicago Sun-Times, February of 2016 ended with 187 shootings and only 43 murders.
Chicago isn’t just dangerous in the city’s worst areas, either. The Windy City’s trains are fraught with violence, there are roving gangs of teens attacking shoppers in the city’s shopping districts, there are attacks on joggers on the lake front, children being murdered, dismembered, and thrown in a city lagoon — all these incidents occurred outside the so-called “dangerous” areas of the city.
So, yes, Chicago is a terrible place for people to live. The Chicago Police and especially the city government have proven to be utterly worthless allowing citizens to be murdered and maimed by the thousands every year.
And the numbers of those leaving the city shows that at least some of Chicago’s residents know it. As 2016 came to an end, the Chicago Tribunereported that Illinois lost more residents in 2016 than any other state. And more to the point, Chicago lost more population than any other U.S. city.
But all this didn’t happen by accident. It happened because the city’s government is destroying the city and are doing so because the Democrat Party is evil.
The first street sign decision occurred in October of last year when the city council led by Mayor Emanuel began the process of removing the honorary street signs re-naming a portion of Wabash Avenue for Donald J. Trump.
The signs were erected after Trump built his tremendous Trump Tower in Chicago.
But as the last election campaign neared its end, the city council felt that during that campaign Donald Trump was too mean to deserve the honor of having a street sign named after him.
“His divisive comments about various segments of Chicago society, whether you’re Latino or another minority, an immigrant, a woman, that in and of itself is offensive,” 42nd Ward Alderman Brendan Reilly said last year. “But his decision to drag us into this campaign and mischaracterize and paint a very distorted caricature of Chicago is a mistake and we reserve these honorary street signs for special Chicagoans who have lifted up this city and move us forward.”
Some city fathers even tried to claim that Trump was a terrorist.
By December, only a month before Donald Trump took the oat of office to become our 45th president, the Chicago City Council removed the last of the Trump street signs.
This move to dump the Trump street signs may just seem like typical, petty, liberals acting like petulant children. But what the city did only two months later in contrast proves that liberals aren’t merely petty — which they are, of course — but are evil.