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February 12, 2013

"Why Are There So Many Murders in Chicago?"

The author doesn't know and I don't either. But it sounds like a good graduate research paper for someone.

Speaking of Chicago, in case you missed this recent development from a Progressive-Run Paradise: "Chicago Cops: Meh, Burglaries and Car Thefts Will Just Have to Wait".

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Joe R.

Too many murderers live there?

Briefly, the problem is the existence of an antisocial, misanthropic culture which glorifies crime, criminals and single-parent families, and degrades good school performance, reporting on and testifying against criminal conduct ("snitching") to persons and property, and a positive work ethic ("you're a chump to work at McDonalds"). This culture just happens to be particularly strong in Chicago; it exists within every urban community.

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