America’s Gun-Free Killing Field
Karen De Coster
by Karen De Coster: The
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of America's most anti-gun cities, has
just recorded its 500th homicide. This is another banner year
for Mayor Rahm Emanuel's tightly controlled non-gun "paradise."
recently reported that 440 school age children were shot in
2012 in Chicago's paradise. Breitbart's Awr Hawkins writes:
are well above those for the 2011-2012
school year, in which 319 Chicago students were wounded and
another 24 were killed.
has been noted that the school where Rahm's children attend
to their education has an armed security guard. Additionally, his
children also have the benefit of an
armed escort to get them to and from school, just like those
Hollywood celebrities who clamor for gun control for their admiring
fans while they enjoy full-time, armed bodyguards. And yet, the
citizen gun control puppets continue to lap up the "wisdom" of their
Masters and spew their hyper-emotional pleas to be controlled and
- and what appeared in the Chicago Tribune just a few days prior
to the Chicago murder report? An
article by Laura Washington, written in the usual Oprahified
manner, stating that gun control would be the best present ever
for those of us who lack Chicago's glorious standards for a peace
paradise. In fact, Miss Laura openly calls for totalitarian decrees
on the part of the Napoleonic branch of government:
do more. He can issue executive orders that will bypass the congressional
sausage makers. He can deploy his White House bully pulpit to
back similar state and local efforts.
If we don’t
take action for the little angels of Sandy Hook, now, America
will be forever haunted by the demons of gun violence.
Miss Laura also states that:
2012 campaign, he avoided confrontations on gun control. When
Obama was asked about gun control at a presidential debate, he
punted. He was terrified of the People of the Gun, particularly
in election swing states like Pennsylvania and Virginia.
People of the
Gun? How cutesy. Actually, Obama and Rahm Emanuel both quickly realized,
upon Obamanuel's first election victory, that they could not win
the federal battle for gun control because so many states of free
and law-abiding peoples are still heroically immersed in a gun culture,
unlike their murder city. Like all of us, politicians pick their
battles, and after Obamanuel realized this battle could not be won,
Emanuel separated from Obama and took his schemes back to the city
that gave us both of these megalomaniac buffoons. Sorry Chicago,
better that you have Rahm all to yourselves rather than the rest
Connecticut school shooting, Emanuel has begged the media to listen
to his appeals for nationwide gun control, in spite of the carnage
in his own state. Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy,
the guy who resides over Rahm’s killing fields, appeared
on WGN News to tell the media lapdogs that the U.S. has an "overproduction"
of guns, and that we [the collective people of the United States]
are "the only economy on earth where supply outweighs legitimate
demand." McCarthy, who wants stricter gun control for his killing
fields, as well as an "assault weapon" and large ammunition
clip ban, is fond of repeating his "legitimate demand"
theory, as if subjective demand is somehow legitimately disqualified
when the Masters have been empowered to determine what their serfs
can legitimately demand.
2009, I reported this statistic about Chicago’s stunning success
with gun control:
median violent crime rate for the United States in 2008 – the
last year for which statistics were released by the Federal Bureau
of Investigation – was 4.7 percent, Chicago’s median rate was
12.12 percent. In addition, the United States overall experienced
49.6 crimes per square mile, but Chicago witnessed 766 crimes
per square mile.
wrote about the 2009 overall slaughter rates for the city of
Chicago. The summer of 2009 was a bloodbath in the city, and that’s
not including the armed robberies, burglaries, and home invasions
where the criminals carried out their crimes with guns they apparently
have to access to in a gun-controlled city. As Alan Gottlieb of
the 2nd Amendment Foundation reported
back in 2004, when Chicago won the title of Murder City, the
cities with the nation’s strictest gun laws - New York, Chicago,
and Los Angeles - continue to outpace all others in terms of their
high crime numbers.
all of this official drama on the part of Chicago’s uniformed officialdom,
not once has any city bureaucrat linked Chicago’s years of murder
orgies to its gun control policy that puts so many guns into the
hands of criminals while robbing law-abiding people of the ability
to defend themselves in the city’s gangland.
free to revel in your gun control authoritarianism and ignore your
city's violence, murder, mayhem, and perpetual terror, but you aren't
going to import your political enslavement and perverted twist of
logic to the rest of us anytime soon.
Coster, CPA [send
her mail] is an accounting/finance professional in the
healthcare industry and a freelance writer, blogger, speaker, and
sometimes unpaid troublemaker. She writes about libertarian stuff,
economics, financial markets, the medical establishment, the Corporate
State, health totalitarianism, and other essentially, anything that
encroaches upon the freedom of her fellow human beings. When she
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