Skip to comments.Evidence Of Obama's Community "Organizing" Skills--Forbes: Chicago Most Stressful City
Posted on 09/17/2008 10:59:30 PM PDT by waus
Forbes magazine recently named Chicago the country's most stressful place to live in the United States.
(Excerpt) Read more at suntimes.com ...
I can see a new ad for you Barry:
Let's Make America The Most Stressful Nation On The Planet! Vote For Stress, Vote Obama
I suppose the over 120 murders in the city during the summer might cause a little stress, too.
Since Obama has obviously done such a great job of saving Chicago, now it’s time for him to move onto bigger aspirations and implement all of his fantastic ideals on a national level.
Community “Organizing” Skills now means taking hundreds of millions of dollars from the wealthy like Annenberg and spending it on your political career to run on the theme that the little guy doesn’t get enough handouts, even though it would have been More efficient just to give the little guy Anneburg’s money directly.
Comment from lois
Time: March 2, 2008, 1:47 pm
I have not read Obama books. I am one African American (AA) woman who refuses to drink the kool-aid. Twenty years ago I would have jumped blindly on the Obama train solely because he was a black man
In 1995 Chicago experienced one of the worse heat waves in its history. 739 elderly and poor people lost their lives, the majority of them on the Southside and Westside of Chicago. They died because no one came to their rescue they slowly died suffocated behind locked doors and sealed windows, out of contact with friends, family, and neighbors, unassisted by public agencies or community groups ( see Eric Klinenberg Heat Wave: A Social Autopsy of Disaster in Chicago). One of my friends living in Chicago contend that this should not have happened that all the AA mega churches are air-conditioned and have huge commerical kitchen could have housed those who died. That someone could have appealed to the ministers to open up their churches to house these people during the 5-day heat wave. So, I ponder where was Obama? I mean once an activist always an activist. The activist that I know are always rallying around humanitarian efforts, it is what we do roll-up our sleeves wear out the sole of our shoes and get our hands dirty! Why wasnt he inspired to use his grass-root influence to mobilize folks big mega-churches to rescue those poor old people.. Perhaps if he saw his future on the horizon in 1995 he would have shown up. Maybe Jesse Jackson and his congressman son should have shown-up. I know the Roseland and Altgeld Garden communities where he worked as an activist...
Perhaps if he saw his future on the horizon in 1995 he would have shown up.
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