Skip to comments.Illinois: a Democrat Party paradise of unions and crime
Posted on 06/29/2014 8:17:22 AM PDT by Oldpuppymax
The restoration of the University of Illinois iconic Alma Mater statue in April of this year comes with very mixed emotions. After undergoing a $300,000, two year restoration effort, our academic mother rests on her pedestal, arms outstretched once again welcoming us to Wright and Green Streets. But havent our university and other Illinois colleges and universities really made Illini citizens the children of cobblers who have no shoes? How can the state with such a proud academic and medical reputation be in such horrific disarray? Reading the most recent alumni magazine is disconcerting.
Blue Waters supercomputer on the Urbana campus (University of Illinois) is so fast that in one second it can run the same number of calculations that a human with a calculator would require 32 MILLION years to do. (1) Such power allows measurement-intensive modeling of complex systems of all kinds, from virus cells to hurricanes Yet, such academic prowess cant or wont figure out how to fix the abject dysfunction of Chicago, Americas number one city per capita in killings, murder, violence, shootings, and pure misery for many neighborhoods.
Consider the terrible contrast between the proposed Digital Manufacturing Design Innovation Institute and the third world violence zones that allow citizens to live in fear and misery 24/7! Less than a three hour drive separates the two vastly different realities. Unless we have economic rebirth in our state, our children are...
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“ unions and crime .”
But you repeat yourself ...
According to the article many of these types have gone to jail for their corruption including four ex-gov. How? Is there a model here that can be used in D.C. ?
At Brooklyn College the leftist who runs the business department turned down 10 million from the “evil” Koch brothers because of their politics. He should have been fired but of course...
Dysfunctional cities are the playground for corrupt Democrat politicians. It’s how they keep their power and thrive at the expense of others. Since the city of Chicago dominates state politics as well, the rot and decay has expanded to cover the entire state. The trend is probably not reversible.
Other states are also trending in this direction and will be dragged down by their criminal parasitic political class who must find other hosts as they kill the cities that gave them power and wealth.
oh yeah, “big education” is one of the biggest scams, not to mention most dangerous bubbles .ever.
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