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Tales of the cities: the progressive
vision of urban America

Guardian [UK], by Gary Younge

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Posted By:garnet, 8/12/2014 1:13:33 PM

After Bill Clinton was elected president in 1992 one of his key aides, Rahm Emanuel, sat in the campaign’s favourite restaurant in Little Rock, Arkansas, venting his frustration at those who had tried to stand in their way. He would call out a name, ram his steak knife into the table and, like Bluto in Animal House, shout “Dead!” Then he would pull the knife out and call another name and stab the table again. Heaven only knows what damage he does to the furniture when he mentions Karen Lewis’s name. Emanuel, who was Barack Obama’s chief of staff, is now

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Japanorama, 8/12/2014 2:45:50 PM     (No. 9963310)

America-less America

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Reply 2 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 8/12/2014 2:47:55 PM     (No. 9963313)

Democrats are our modern day locusts. They swarm through town, ravage everything in site and move on to the next location.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: MeiDei, 8/12/2014 3:08:26 PM     (No. 9963337)

Whites or anyone else, with the cash to do so, leave the cities when they no longer feel welcomed or safe, or feel used & abused. I don´t see anything wrong with that & it´s about time those left behind stop the madness.
Neither of the two candidates seem willing to bring about real change.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: shamus, 8/12/2014 4:30:56 PM     (No. 9963406)

Honey Boo Boo would be a far better mayor than Karen Lewis.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Penney, 8/12/2014 8:17:51 PM     (No. 9963606)

This is an informative article with stats which define current realities.

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