Friday, July 13, 2012

Domestic War Zone: “Like Tribal Warfare in Iraq” ; Cops Outnumbered 500-to-1

Cities across America are going bankrupt every week – some may even cease to exist altogether. The lights are being turned out in what were once booming metropolitan areas. Law enforcement and emergency response personnel are either being terminated or their wages cut to the federal minimum. Crime is rampant on our city streets, on Wall Street, and in the halls of our most hallowed institutions.

For those who just stepped away from reality TV into reality, heads up, your country and the world as you know it is collapsing right before your eyes.

In Chicago, Illinois police report that almost all of the violence in the city is originating from gangs and what’s been dubbed “tribal warfare” akin to the violence experienced in Iraq and Afghanistan. Former Obama Chief of Staff Mayor Rahm Emanuel is now having to plead with criminals to take mercy on the citizenry. The Chicago police department, undermanned and outgunned, is doing what it can, but the odds are stacked heavily against them with some 100,000 gang members roaming the streets and only about 200 officers in the city’s gang unit – a ratio of 500 to 1. Read more....

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