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‘The Onion’ Reports the Truth on the Chicago Public School System

Chicago Public School system: Nothing more than a low-level detention facility This post went up over at VDare (on the highly informative VDare Blog) which points out a recent headline from The Onion cuts to the heart of the teachers strike … Continue reading

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Because Life is So Brief and Time is a Thief When You’re Undecided: The Racial History of Gary, Indiana and the Need for Restrictive Covenants

Gary, Indiana demise correlates to the 1967 election of its first Black Mayor It’s a city time forgot; it’s a history lesson that we purposefully skip over; it’s yet another reminder that “Manifest Destruction” (the Great Migration of Blacks from … Continue reading

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Mind the Gap: The Chicago Public School Teachers Strike and Racial Realities

Do the CPS teachers strike because of an understanding of racial realities? Lawrence Auster has been discussing the Chicago Public Schools teacher strike, and pointed out something that seems to fly in the face of the Waiting For Superman crowd: … Continue reading

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Let Them Die

Remember, of Chicago’s K-12 Public School enrollment (just under 415,000 students), 40% are Black; 44% are Hispanic; and only 8 percent are white. Heather Mac Donald recently wrote at City Journal (Undisciplined, Summer 2012): Arne Duncan, of all people, should … Continue reading

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Warriors… Come Out to Play: Why Chicago is the Perfect City for a re-make of "The Warriors"

The Warriors is movie in dire need of a re-make. Made in 1979, the movie is a tale of rival gangs in New York City and, well, isn’t a good movie. Yes, crime in Chicago does have a color: the same … Continue reading

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Paging Mrs. O’Leary’s Cow

An exodus of capital and the threat of losing more middle class families to the suburbs has Mayor Rahm Emanuel promising big things to the citizens of Chicago (Rahm Emanuel to middle class: Don’t leave for better schools, Chicago Sun-Times, … Continue reading

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Second City Shootout — Predator Drones Over Chicago?

PK Note: Stuff Black People Don’t Like: 365 Black Days of Judging by Content of Character is now available on Amazon. You can pick it up for Kindle as well (which includes two hundred more pages of material).   Chicago is … Continue reading

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