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Rev. Jesse Jackson Repeatedly
Challenged To Defend Chicago Gun
Ban After 500th Homicide This Year

Mediaite, by Noah Rothman

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Posted By:ketchuplover, 12/30/2012 2:02:55 AM

Rev. Jesse Jackson appeared on CNN on Friday where he was pressed to defend Chicago’s strict gun control laws following the city’s 500th homicide, 87.5 percent of which are gun-related, this year. Jackson said that Chicago, unlike Newtown, has no gun culture – Newtown, Connecticut, having several gun ranges whereas Chicago has none. He also said that the pressing issues of poverty, unemployment and the lack of a sense of mobility in America’s urban centers are the root causes of gun violence. Jackson was asked to defend Chicago’s gun ban, given the staggering rates of gun violence in

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Let´s see...According to JJ, it´s poverty, it´s unemployment, it´s the lack of dreams, it´s gun practicing ranges....You see, stupid people, the fact that gun violence is way up in Chicago despite strict gun control laws....well....um....it´s a complex issue.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: stonepony, 12/30/2012 2:30:27 AM     (No. 9089467)

lack of an education........wait I thought chicago had some of the best teachers in the world... in fact they are suing to keep their jobs...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: redwhite&blue2, 12/30/2012 2:31:30 AM     (No. 9089468)

Lets see...CNN lies to us all the time, and guns are the agenda du jour, so why not invite on the biggest liar in all of Chica-ca...The revrun jackson! So he can lie through his teeth about the THOUSANDS of blacks killed by other blacks since the first real half-black person became President. Should be re-classified as the CNN Comedy Channel! Hilarious! Did his nose get as long as a telephone pole? Were his pants on fire? Do they think we´re all that gullible and as "low-information" as their regular viewers? And his term "lack of a sense of mobility" is such crapola.....How "mobile" does he want these gangsters to be? Idiot!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: pineledger, 12/30/2012 5:20:19 AM     (No. 9089518)

I can´t understand the words coming out of his lazy mouth.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: dlentz10, 12/30/2012 5:21:51 AM     (No. 9089520)

Well as usual, the Reverend Jackson is wrong. Chicago does have a gun culture, a culture of illegal guns. Newtown had culture of legal guns.

Gee Reverend, is it just possible that all cultures are not equal, and the cujture of Chicgao is disfuncctional?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Trigger2, 12/30/2012 5:29:47 AM     (No. 9089524)

Yeah, it´s poverty, unemployment and the lack of a sense of mobility (to spread their murdering ways no doubt). Why didn´t Jackson just say: Send Chicago more of that taxpayer stash?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: provide, 12/30/2012 6:25:47 AM     (No. 9089569)

They just need more millions for anti-violence leaflets hitting the streets. I guess you have to be able to read. Thanks unionized Chicago teachers. Good job.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 12/30/2012 6:51:09 AM     (No. 9089588)

I have never believed that this man has any genuine aquaintence with the Lord. You can´t have when you behave as Jesse does on a daily basis. May he have a ´road to Damascus´ moment in his life soon. Like Paul, I think the spiritual reawakening of Jesse Jackson would be awe inspiring.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 12/30/2012 9:38:38 AM     (No. 9089833)

I had several thoughts after watching the video:

1) "English, ********, do you speak it?"

2) I´ll bet St. Jesse wasn´t expecting to have to field any difficult questions.

3) I was surprised and impressed that CNN´s journalist asked a good question and insisted on getting an answer.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: provide, 12/30/2012 9:48:58 AM     (No. 9089857)

Is Jesse still gonna cut off Bammy´s *uts?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: laotzu, 12/30/2012 9:54:23 AM     (No. 9089869)

Yes, poverty causes crime. Hence the spike in rape and murder during the Great Depression and the great decline in violent crime after that, with the nadir of violent crime resulting when every welfare recipient during the modern era is obese, has a free cell phone, and watches 100 channels of cable TV on a big screen TV. /s

As has been said so concisely by other posters before, poverty causes crime like flies cause garbage.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Lonestar Jack, 12/30/2012 9:55:21 AM     (No. 9089873)

There is one thread running through the Chicago problem....... African-American culture.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Peacekeeper_US, 12/30/2012 2:42:49 PM     (No. 9090277)

Self-Ordained Revrun´s rarely get it right!

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