Monday, November 26, 2012

Chicago Gangsta Rule For All

Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel, former Chief of Staff in President Barack Obama’s White House, has written an op-ed in the Washington Post advising America, and Democrats in particular, to follow Chicago’s example in designing their policies, arguing that doing so will help the economy and keep Republicans out of office...More at ACGR

If President Obama were to adopt Emanuel’s conservative approach to balancing the budget–and if he were to confront union special interests more aggressively than Emanuel did this fall in the Chicago teachers’ strike–then America would indeed be better off, and the public would be sure to return Democrats to office. But that is not what Obama intends to do, and not what Emanuel recommends, which is little more than a re-hash of Obama’s first-term promises.

Decades of Democratic one-party rule in Chicago have created a nationwide fan base for the Chicago Bears, as people who would have loved to stay in town have chosen, reluctantly, to try their luck elsewhere. The truth is that the nation could use a little less Chicago, and a lot more Wisconsin or Indiana–two Republican-governed neighboring states to which Chicago businesses and residents have been relocating.


Woodsterman (Odie) said...

Liberals in office are so afraid of the Second Amendment and the true meaning behind it's creation.

Scott Way said...

Without it, slavery for all Americans is the next step.