Body count. In the last six months
Chicago - 292 killed (murdered)
Iraq - 221
Chicago is a combat zone. Who is in charge? (The leadership in Illinois)
Senator Barack Obama (Democrat)
Senator Dick Durbin (Democrat)
Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. (Democrat)
Governor. Rod Blogojevich (Democrat)
House leader Mike Madigan (Democrat)
Attorney General. Lisa Madigan (daughter of Mike), (Democrat)
Mayor Richard M. Daley (son of former Mayor Richard J. Daley) (Democrat)
Of course they're all blaming each other. Why? They can't blame Republicans, there aren't any!
State pension fund $44 Billion in debt, worst in country. ()
Sales tax 10.25% highest in country. (Look it up up if you want).
Chicago school system one of the worst in country.
This is the political culture that Obama comes from. And he says he is going to 'fix' politics?