Poverty still rising in Chicago

Sep 22, 2012 Full story: Chicago Reader 57

In 2010, in the "world-class" city of Chicago, as Mayor Rahm Emanuel calls it, one of every three children was living in poverty.

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“Constitutionist/ SAF”

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#25 Sep 29, 2012
Trent B wrote:
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Deregulate so big corporations can poison the land and air.That's real smart,so the Deer I kill and the fish I catch will poison me.People need to wake up to corporate greed.Nothing like turning on the water and placing a lighter up to it and it catching fire...drink up America.Mitt the rich peoples High Priest and Lord of their world.Bow to the money messiah.
LOL !

If it were not for the GOVT, we would all be dead !!

Truth is, GOVTS are the biggest killers. Govts have killed more people than pollution, animal extinction, or wealthy people.

List of big-govt killers:

Joe Stalin
Mao
Pol Pot
Adolf Hitler
G W Obama
G W Bush (the butcher)
wiz

Naperville, IL

#26 Sep 29, 2012
Because liberal socialism does not work
Hope and change my fanny

Columbus, OH

#27 Sep 29, 2012
ZOf course poverty is rising. Obamanomics is working! Are you?
mad-Madras

Satellite Provider

#28 Sep 30, 2012
lol
he bugs you all.
southie

Nashua, NH

#29 Sep 30, 2012
Trent B wrote:
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Deregulate so big corporations can poison the land and air.That's real smart,so the Deer I kill and the fish I catch will poison me.People need to wake up to corporate greed.Nothing like turning on the water and placing a lighter up to it and it catching fire...drink up America.Mitt the rich peoples High Priest and Lord of their world.Bow to the money messiah.
ya really need to read more get out talk to some real people once in a while.

There is an axiom in economics which states " What you tax you get less of what you subsidize you get more of"

Now look around Chicago or any city in America. Our local state county and federal government has over taxed over regulated business add union problems to the mix and we get to the point at which America is a very business unfriendly place.

You dummies in Chicago pay a city & state sales tax, I don't understand that. So buy a gallon of gas the feds take 18 1/2 cents a gal in gas taxes the state and city take more in sales taxes /

if this trend continues you will be standing around with no job no income no future.

now walk into your local welfare office see the growing list of people demanding a handout for doing nothing.

The black drug gangs of chicago may have the right idea. sell drugs on the streets no taxes all profits and shoot anyone who gets in the way.
Or the jessie jackson method take federal money to help the poor people put half in his pocket then rest to the poor people.

Buy chicago has been voting the same lame morons into office since 1960 when I left. so you got the same lame results.
Guess chicago people just never learn

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#30 Sep 30, 2012
Go cyber schools, Chicago.
LiveFreeOrDie

Seattle, WA

#31 Oct 2, 2012
The largest poisoner and destroyer of the planet is governments and corporate bankers with their global cronies. These people are ALL mostly in the bed for socialists, whether name is Obama, Stalin, Hitler or Mao.

Closely followed by clueless "green" socialists that have created massive draught with all their hydropower projects, while they refuse to allow for oil drilling and nuclear development, for example.

Liberals LOVE hydropower. Not only does it tend to be a gigantic government project so they can keep bribing cronies, but it also gives them this feelgood psychosis of not hurting the planet.

Idiots, as always.

“Constitutionist/ SAF”

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#32 Oct 3, 2012
LiveFreeOrDie wrote:
The largest poisoner and destroyer of the planet is governments and corporate bankers with their global cronies. These people are ALL mostly in the bed for socialists, whether name is Obama, Stalin, Hitler or Mao.
Closely followed by clueless "green" socialists that have created massive draught with all their hydropower projects, while they refuse to allow for oil drilling and nuclear development, for example.
Liberals LOVE hydropower. Not only does it tend to be a gigantic government project so they can keep bribing cronies, but it also gives them this feelgood psychosis of not hurting the planet.
Idiots, as always.
Ah you need to name the Bankers if you want people to believe you. Evidence...

Waiting...
Nate

Bensenville, IL

#33 Oct 4, 2012
Realist wrote:
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By December, Sensata will have eliminated 170 jobs in Freeport, moving production of electronic automotive sensors to China. Sensata is owned by Bain Capital, of which GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney is former CEO.
Sensata activists say they’d love Romney to come to Freeport and get on that Bainport stage in the protest camp they set up Sept. 12 and will occupy until the end of October, when the Stephenson County Fairgrounds closes for the year. They want Romney to use his clout with his former company to save their jobs, which pay $12 to $18 an hour, plus benefits, and pay for mortgages, medical bills, groceries, tuition bills, gasoline, car loans and other expenses people incur.
And what are the odds of the Republican presidential hopeful stopping in?
“I don’t believe at all that Romney is coming to Freeport,” said Sensata employee Tom Gaulrapp,
“This is our last-ditch effort,” said Mark Schreck, 36.“We’re desperate. They’re taking jobs from us.”
Dozens of hand-painted signs —“Romney Stand Up for America Not China,”“Freeport Families Over Profits” and “Mitt Romney Come to Freeport”— have been hung on fences along West Fairgrounds Road.
“Somebody has to stand up for the American people. We have a voice in this.”
“I’ve had a good job, but now I will be relying on the government for the first time for that unemployment check,” she said.
ROMNEY BLOWS !!!!!
Did you see the debate yesterday? You're out of your mind if you're still backing Obama. He's destroying the middle class.
LiveFreeOrDie

Seattle, WA

#34 Oct 4, 2012
Tory II wrote:
<quoted text>Ah you need to name the Bankers if you want people to believe you. Evidence...
Waiting...
"name the Bankers"???

Are you serious? One cannot even audit the fed and find out if the dollar value is real or if the treality is 10000% less value..

“Constitutionist/ SAF”

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#35 Oct 5, 2012
LiveFreeOrDie wrote:
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"name the Bankers"???
Are you serious? One cannot even audit the fed and find out if the dollar value is real or if the treality is 10000% less value..
Name the Bankers or stfu.

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#36 Oct 5, 2012
It is not in just Chicago!
Big Ben

Anonymous Proxy

#37 Oct 6, 2012
Tory II wrote:
<quoted text>Name the Bankers or stfu.
Get serious. Almost every big bank is in on it. How about Goldman Sachs and Barclays just for starters. The Jews shouldn't be singled out, but they are because of the high percentage of them involved.

Since: Dec 07

Athens, TX

#38 Oct 6, 2012
Realist wrote:
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And The company that Romney founded is following his model and is still ripping up companies and sending the jobs to CHINA ( after he has them train the replacement workers FROM CHINA)!!!
Gee, wonder why these people don't have jobs....hmmmm
Want proof ? See Sensata Tech ... or try Sensata the new tent town.
More ridicliousness from those WAY OUT OF TOUCH ...
The man who sent jobs to China was slick willie jefferson clinton when he signed the china trade agreement and pushed for them to be admitted to the World Trade organization, screwball. Not mitt romney. Get a brain.

Proponents of China’s entry into the WTO frequently claimed that it would create jobs in the United States, increase U.S. exports, and improve the trade deficit with China. President Clinton claimed that the agreement allowing China into the WTO, which was negotiated during his administration,“creates a win-win result for both countries”(Clinton 2000, 9). He argued that exports to China “now support hundreds of thousands of American jobs” and that “these figures can grow substantially with the new access to the Chinese market the WTO agreement creates”(Clinton 2000, 10). Others in the White House, such as Kenneth Liberthal, the special advisor to the president and senior director for Asia affairs at the National Security Council, echoed Clinton’s assessment:
va te faire le fesse

AOL

#39 Oct 6, 2012
I thought that only illegal foreigners and their children were the only one raising poverty in the US!
va te faire le fesse

AOL

#40 Oct 6, 2012
And the Congress was controlled by the GOP and they signed the trade agreement with China! So the GOP gets credit for the Welfare reform but not for outsourcing our jobs to China! LOL! The GOP cheerleaders are TURDS!

Clinton signed a landmark trade agreement with the People's Republic of China. The agreement–the result of more than a decade of negotiations–would lower many trade barriers between the two countries, making it easier to export U.S. products such as automobiles, banking services, and motion pictures. However, the agreement could only take effect if China was accepted into the WTO and was granted permanent "normal trade relations" status by the U.S. Congress. Under the pact, the United States would support China's membership in the WTO. Many Democrats as well as Republicans were reluctant to grant permanent status to China because they were concerned about human rights in the country and the impact of Chinese imports on U.S. industries and jobs. Congress, however, voted in 2000 to grant permanent normal trade relations with China."

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#41 Oct 6, 2012
lolol wrote:
ya mean oprah doesn't share her stash ? I thought they believed in redistribution. Time for them poor folks to go picket her mansion.
redistribution of OTHER'S money, not theirs... Read the script, buddy

“Constitutionist/ SAF”

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#42 Oct 6, 2012
Big Ben wrote:
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Get serious. Almost every big bank is in on it. How about Goldman Sachs and Barclays just for starters. The Jews shouldn't be singled out, but they are because of the high percentage of them involved.
Name the Banker owners or employees who are doing either illegal or immoral banking.

Put up some names and some evidence of either illegal or immoral conduct.

Prove your point.

Since: Dec 07

Athens, TX

#43 Oct 6, 2012
va te faire le fesse wrote:
And the Congress was controlled by the GOP and they signed the trade agreement with China! So the GOP gets credit for the Welfare reform but not for outsourcing our jobs to China! LOL! The GOP cheerleaders are TURDS!
Clinton signed a landmark trade agreement with the People's Republic of China. The agreement–the result of more than a decade of negotiations–would lower many trade barriers between the two countries, making it easier to export U.S. products such as automobiles, banking services, and motion pictures. However, the agreement could only take effect if China was accepted into the WTO and was granted permanent "normal trade relations" status by the U.S. Congress. Under the pact, the United States would support China's membership in the WTO. Many Democrats as well as Republicans were reluctant to grant permanent status to China because they were concerned about human rights in the country and the impact of Chinese imports on U.S. industries and jobs. Congress, however, voted in 2000 to grant permanent normal trade relations with China."
But you said slick was sooo smart!! LMAO

Why didn't he veto it?? Why did he push for China's admittance to WTO?

The demorats sent the jobs to china, doofus!
Leo

Schiller Park, IL

#44 Oct 6, 2012
In the last 4 years the number of poor people have increased drastically. The middle class is getting squeezed out. Only the top 1 percent are doing better. Yet liberals say Obama is for the middle class?????? Morons!

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