The Streets Of Chicago

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The lost streets of Chicago - BBC News

It's great to get a foreign perspective. The criminals in the video are why I am armed.

 

The subtitles for the ebonics are a great example of why they are sometimes needed. I understand about 50% of what they are saying. Someone from England probably wouldn't understand a word without the subtitles.

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bronobo's picture

the distribution of violent crime in Chicago has a huge variation. i think the Chicago Tribune or one of the newspapers there has a map of crime stats by neighbrohood or city ward. there are specific areas and their adjacencies that has the majority of homicides. if you stay out of bad neighborhoods, you should be OK. but groups of teens or young adults do travel around to randomly vandalize stores, and assault/rob people on public transportation. it regularly gets reported on the news, and i've personally seen one large group knocking over shelves, throwing rocks at windows, then shoplifting at a Walgreen's, and a few times seen smaller groups sucker punch passengers at train stations. they all happened in the day, too.

 

but again, if you stay out of the bad neighborhoods, my opinion is that the rest of the city should be pretty much similar to other US mega cities in terms of crime. the suburbs are also really different. people don't lock their doors, it's weird. there are also certain suburbs that have gang problems. so don't assume all of them are nice places.

 

one theory i've heard about why gang violence has increased in the past 1-2 decades is that the city got rid of a lot of huge public housing projects and changed them into new residential and commercial areas. it made developers a lot of money, and homeowners in the surrounding areas had their property value skyrocket. those projects were real shitholes and sometimes police wouldn't even want to go inside unless they really had to. but maybe it kept the crime walled in. it's likely multifactorial, but i think this one is a plausible contribution. unintended consequences.

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blue_devil's picture

niggaz killing niggaz it;s in their fucking nature i know i sound racist but the statistics agree with me that blacks are fucking violent motherfuckers, hell even most of the violent videos on youtube feature blacks.

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ninjzz3.0's picture

oh look another enlightened Religious Atheist follower of Profit Dawkins that out grown dumb out dated idea

 

 

 

2. Yea look at this Nigger native of Chicago

 

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/8c/Al_Capone_in_Florida.jpg/220px-Al_Capone_in_Florida.jpg
3. It poverty lack of money and resources which are aslo in WHite hoods then race you idiot  
 
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eh's picture

You do realize that the homicide rate is higher now in Chicago now than it was in the time of Al Capone, right? If homicide rates in black neighborhoods of today in Chicago is matched against those of immigrant neighborhoods of Capone's era, the murder rate of today is astronomically higher.

 

"It poverty lack of money and resources which are aslo in WHite hoods then race you idiot"

What the fuck does that even mean? Translate that into english.

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ninjzz3.0's picture

There are more people in Chicago Today there are more poor people in Chicago that moved to Chicago from othere places today ..and Your daddy didnt lynch immigrants in America for past 200 years and told them to sit back of the bus sent them to poor black only schools and all  that. Immigrant story is diffrent then black americans

 

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Fullauto223cal's picture

You're one to lecture people about civil rights.  200 years?  Motherfucker there are still countries governed by your barbaric religion that practice slavery to this very fucking day.

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Grothesk's picture

There are white guys shooting up people in mass shootings erry week.  Can't you never say anything about mass shootings because you're a white dude? 

 

Or is this some sort of double standard?

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ninjzz3.0's picture

Auto there are country like NK that follow the same teaching of PROFIT Dawkins that put people in work camps for following religion still love your  holier than thou religios atheist bs

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eh's picture

"There are more people in Chicago today." You DO understand the definition of "Rate" right? The rate of murders, per 100,000 people, is higher today than in the 1930's. Solid comprehension of the fact that the population of Chicago is higher today.

 

I'd touch the rest of your drivel but it makes less sense than a 1st grader trying to write. Did you skip english class?

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Fullauto223cal's picture

I'd touch the rest of your drivel but it makes less sense than a 1st grader trying to write. Did you skip english class?

 

What do you expect from someone who received their "education" from a 1400 year old book dictated by a pedophile.

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eh's picture

LOLOLOL How does that article from January refute the fact that you're a dipshit who can't accept fact? Read a book and get an education. Damn.

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Fullauto223cal's picture

Call him " Profit[sic] Dawkins" if you like, at least he never married a 6 year old and rape her when she turned 9 like your "prophet".

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Fullauto223cal's picture

All those guys flashing pistols.  This can't be Chicago because Chicago has strict gun control laws in place.

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Grothesk's picture

Get in there and enforce those laws then, pussy.

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Fullauto223cal's picture

Sounds like you just want to throw black people in jail.  That's pretty racist actually.

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Grothesk's picture

*Wet and breathy* "Axchshualee."

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ninjzz3.0's picture

 

Auto worked for the Aussie

  gun control in Australia  most recent government report on crime trends in Australia says, “Homicide in Australia has declined over the last 25 years. The current homicide incidence rate is the lowest on record in the past 25 years

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Fullauto223cal's picture

Your gun control laws had dick to do with the decline in homicide rates.  Those rates were already on the decline prior to the enactment of your lauded gun control laws.

 

Of course your Government is going to claim it was all due to their taking away your gun rights.  It's just sad that you've decided to swallow their lies to assuage any regret you might feel over having been duped by lying politicians.

 

The current homicide incidence rate is the lowest on record in the past 25 years

 

Likewise the homicide rate is at a 30 year low and the majority of States have reversed their gun control laws during that time.  If a lack of gun control had anything to do with high crime rates then the United States, being #1 in the world in civilian gun ownership, ought to be ranked #1 in crime.  Low and behold it isn't.  Likewise, Switzerland lacks your touted gun control laws and that country ranks as one of the safest in the world.

 

Correlation DOES NOT equate to CAUSATION.

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Grothesk's picture

"Those rates were already on the decline prior to the enactment of your lauded gun control laws."

 

Source required.

 

 

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Dagambit's picture

This is what happens when all your money goes to "bling" and "cars" or weapons. I like how he got part way out of the hood, but left his wife and kids. Sends powerful family messages. 

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eh's picture

Right now, well over 70% of black children do not have a father at home. In places like Chicago the number is way above 90%. Barring genocide, the situation will accelerate. The only role models they have are thug life criminals living large. As long as they don't shoot people other than themselves, I don't give a shit. The problem is they target anyone with money.

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Fullauto223cal's picture

You're on the money.

 

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ninjzz3.0's picture

Auto proof is a video from  PragerU run by   Dennis Prager a religious nut .... Auto your one confused mf

It's OK Auto  Come out ....

 

 

 

 

http://i.imgur.com/NtWS6cB.gif

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Grothesk's picture

You really couldn't understand what they were saying in this video?  There wasn't one spot where I would require the use of subtitles to know what they were saying and I'm the whitest mutherfucker on SpikedNation.  Open your fuckin' ears.

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eh's picture

Of course I could Einstein. It's just that "What is the matter with you?" is very different from "Smatta wiffyu?"

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Grothesk's picture

Quick recap:  

 

Grothesk:  "You couldn't understand what they were saying in this video?

 

Ehm:  "Of course I could Einstein."

 

Description:  "I understand about 50% of what they are saying"

 

Grothesk:  ????????

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eh's picture

It's a sad time we live in. When someone says "I understood half of it", doesn't always mean half. I don't need to clarify every comment to say, "I understood 48.357% of it" to satisfy you, right? I DIDN'T UNDERTAND IT VERY WELL. There. Everything OK?

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Fullauto223cal's picture

"I'm the whitest mutherfucker on SpikedNation."

 

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Grothesk's picture

*Stares you the fuck down.*

 

Challenge my whiteness.  See what happens.  I'll rip you in haalph.

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danmanjones's picture

wall off their neighbourhoods & air-drop in food & arms, see if we can get the population down a bit 

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Ozmen's picture
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I bet most of those people spend zero hours reading or studying and most if not all became babydaddys or mommas under the age of 20. Which is typical of locations with lacking schools, job opportunities and infrastructure. In third world countries that is.

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fasfasfasfas's picture

You're all racist bigots. They just need more money for those programs, or Mo money fo dem progams.

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eh's picture

Dolla dolla bills y'all.

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Fullauto223cal's picture

Ignore the YouTube title, this is a mirror of a video YouTube took down because it triggered too many people.  The speaker's name is Tommy Sotomayor and he doesn't hold anything back.

 

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