Re: CULTURE: Interesting Chicago Statistics

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Wed Jan 03 2001 - 14:30:05 MST

Olga Bourlin wrote:
> On the surface, I would guess that Dupage County doesn't have the problems
> with classism and racism that Chicago has.
> While your statistics may indeed be "interesting" - they are not "deep."
> There are cruelly real problems in Chicago and in many of our cities -
> warning people to stay away from the troublesome areas addresses
> survivability of the individuals to whom the post is being sent, but the
> deeper problems will keep growing until people/politicians show they care
> about the survivability of our disenfranchised brothers and sisters.

Are they disenfranchised when they CHOOSE to remain disenfranchised?
What I'd like to see is a class action lawsuit against cities that
restrict the individual's right to defend themselves, under the same
equal protection principles that Bush won his court fight with. That
would really shake up the fascists at city hall.

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