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Chicago’s South Side Left With Few
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Posted By: Ribicon, 6/5/2020 4:22:51 PM

Chicago—It was bad before and it’s even worse now. Food deserts in some South Side communities have even fewer choices for groceries after the weekend’s violence. CBS 2’s Marissa Parra has more from Bronzeville with a look at how it’s impacting the community. For neighbors, the Jewel-Osco on 75th is the grocery store. But no longer.(Snip) On Sunday night, it was ravaged by looters, as you can see by the aftermath captured in video from the next day, leaving neighbors frustrated. “It’s not what you do. It’s how do you do it,” Wright said. “What did we accomplish,


No, a man-caused Food Desert deep in the bowels of Gay Barry's stomping grounds? Let me brush away the tiniest tear until the evil white man comes in to build them another store, EBT accepted here.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Northcross 6/5/2020 4:26:34 PM (No. 433674)
Let's remove the police. That should bring things back to normal.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: HerbVA 6/5/2020 4:30:24 PM (No. 433681)
Those people made their beds; let them sleep in them.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: thewarden 6/5/2020 4:31:01 PM (No. 433682)
Boo flipping hoo!
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Reply 4 - Posted by: JL80863 6/5/2020 4:36:41 PM (No. 433687)
What exactly did they expect?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Osprey21 6/5/2020 4:41:01 PM (No. 433691)
Cannibalism in 4... 3... 2...1..............
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Safari Man 6/5/2020 4:53:46 PM (No. 433704)
Maybe the kind-hearted looters will help them out from their personal stash.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: couchguy 6/5/2020 5:00:39 PM (No. 433708)
You burnt your city down with the help of your mayor, I don't care one little bit.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: john56 6/5/2020 5:05:48 PM (No. 433715)
If you're a good, Godly person living in Chicago -- Move Now! When Abraham negotiated with God about saving the city of Sodom, he was able to get God to save the place if there were 10 righteous people left there. I'm not sure he'd be that lucky this time.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Bur Oak 6/5/2020 5:06:00 PM (No. 433716)
Most of the destruction is done by outsiders. Neighborhoods need to start organizing to protect their property and the property of small business owners since the police won't. Since Chicago is big on gun control they can begin by ordering a supply of brush axes, learning how to use them, and getting them sharp.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: TJ54 6/5/2020 5:07:55 PM (No. 433718)
Mayor Lightweight and Governor Overweight will be bringing the groceries to their voters?
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Reply 11 - Posted by: MMC 6/5/2020 5:31:08 PM (No. 433732)
I just can’t imagine being a single mom on south side of Chicago- needing time get baby formula, diapers, and groceries.. The hard working mama out there is hardest hit with the gun toting, brick throwing, thug life protesters destroy neighborhood grocery stores. The ‘ you didn’t build that’ Light Bringer made small businesses owners the evil ones.. come to find out- they feed the city..
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Flyball Dogs 6/5/2020 5:40:50 PM (No. 433735)
Speaking of the light skinned Negro Lightbringer. I don’t see him or his Missus or them surly girls out helping clean up, rebuild, or otherwise encouraging the ‘hoods. But I’ll betcha Planned Parenthood, that bastion of neighborly helpfulness, is still in bid’ne and thriving.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: dbdiva 6/5/2020 5:40:52 PM (No. 433736)
They want a "solution"??? Well here it is: Lori, the Lightfoot Lesbian should have done the job the voters ostensibly elected het to do. But nooooooooo...,. her virtue signaling and her willingness to allow thugs to destroy property is the cause of this despair. Since this was the case the next solution for them is to vote her out the next time she comes up for reelection. As the President do famously said "what have you got to lose??" Sadly, it is doubtful they have learned a lesson from this.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: bad-hair 6/5/2020 5:47:50 PM (No. 433749)
They're not "food deserts. They're demolished grocery stores.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Strike3 6/5/2020 5:53:14 PM (No. 433758)
How about reverting to cannibalism? Y'all are close enough to that era to remember how aren't you?
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Strike3 6/5/2020 5:55:32 PM (No. 433760)
No, the destruction is planned and led by outsiders like Antifa. The useful idiots in their own neighborhoods are executing it and burning their neighbors' stores.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: DVC 6/5/2020 6:07:55 PM (No. 433778)
I wonder how this happened? Who did this?
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Reply 18 - Posted by: udanja99 6/5/2020 6:13:09 PM (No. 433783)
The silver lining is that there are a whole lot of people in that area who could stand to lose 70-100 pounds. Bonus #2 - rate of diabetes will go down. I’d bet that my tiny tear is tinier than OP’s.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: rocket-j-squirrel 6/5/2020 6:19:55 PM (No. 433787)
Maybe they'll come up with a recipe for deep fried Nikes on a 65" Samsung dining platter.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: fayebeck 6/5/2020 6:20:27 PM (No. 433790)
Strange that when the southern "bigots" used the standard that it was outsiders from Yankee Kingdom who riled up the redneck bigots, it was met with derision and scorn heaped on the "bigots". Now the Yankee are using that same old "the troubles came from outsiders." Sounds like some sort of sister city program.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Vaquero45 6/5/2020 7:21:29 PM (No. 433853)
Trying to give a rat’s butt...... trying...... trying..... Nope, can’t do it.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Luandir 6/5/2020 7:23:12 PM (No. 433854)
You burned it - you can't buy.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: NorthernDog 6/5/2020 7:26:22 PM (No. 433857)
The video showed people looting one grocery store and they had no shame in doing so. How many of those same people are now whining about no longer having a grocery store in the neighborhood?
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Reply 24 - Posted by: MDConservative 6/5/2020 8:11:00 PM (No. 433906)
These fools scorch their earth and sow salt...then blame “social injustice “. They can revel in their racism, and get nothing from my hand. Let’s stop investing in stupidity.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: slsusnr 6/5/2020 8:50:36 PM (No. 433949)
The big chain stores should close any store in a looted neighborhood. Who is John Galt?
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Reply 26 - Posted by: smcchk 6/5/2020 9:31:49 PM (No. 433985)
The truly disadvantaged are the ones who will suffer the most. I feel very badly for them. Folks can’t even fill prescriptions.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: Rama41 6/5/2020 9:42:25 PM (No. 433990)
Food deserts in the inner city are a long standing problem affecting those who want no more than to quietly live their lives and feed their families. They end up taking the bus elsewhere and with limited options pay more than the rest of us. They're not the ones who destroyed their city and the tiny tear comment is not warranted.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: JimBob 6/5/2020 9:43:37 PM (No. 433993)
My Give-a Dam's Busted. Maybe some of these people moaning about the sad situation can start their own grocery store, or maybe a grocery truck that goes around selling groceries..... IF they can get all the City permits..... at least until they get held up, looted and mugged themselves. It all comes back to Urban Thug Culture.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: Shells 6/5/2020 10:37:51 PM (No. 434034)
Sort of like the kids who murder their parents begging for mercy because they’re orphans. No, not kind of like that. Exactly like that.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: ladydawgfan 6/5/2020 11:08:54 PM (No. 434058)
Here is my teeny tiny little 🎻!!
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Reply 31 - Posted by: pixelero 6/5/2020 11:42:54 PM (No. 434078)
Golly, I’m really sorry
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Reply 32 - Posted by: bighambone 6/5/2020 11:45:46 PM (No. 434080)
How long will it be before sleepy Joseph Biden wakes up and starts blaming President Trump for causing a bunch of “Food Deserts” throughout “peaceful” Black inner city “communities” by Trump’s failure as President to stomp out life long standing institutional racism in those leftist and liberal Democrat constituencies? Most of the burned out, looted, and destroyed commercial retail businesses will not come back as their insurance will not pay for the huge amount of damage and destruction caused by the “peaceful” urban unrest and rioting. The recent rioting in those areas will make insuring the new construction necessary to bring back those critical businesses so expensive, if the business owners can even get insurance, that they will not put their assets and property at risk again and will instead shutdown permanently or move their businesses to safer locations. Besides nobody knows when the next series of arson, looting and destroying businesses will occur, just think what could happen, since we have not seen all the evidence and testimony of what actually occurred during the entire George Floyd encounter with the police, so what if the trial juries find the four Minneapolis ex-policemen not guilty of the crimes they are charged with committing? Absolutely more arson, looting, and destruction as sure as night follows day.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: preciosodrogas 6/6/2020 12:09:09 AM (No. 434086)
I am sure there are many good people there facing this problem, a problem they believe happened to them through no fault of their own. How many times did they know of robberies, drug deals, and other criminal activities in their neighborhood that they did not report, and maybe even shared in the profits of those crimes? I do believe they just want peace and to raise their children to be good people. But it doesn't work that way. That way comes with a great deal of work and effort. It requires people to speak out against crime and it requires people to take a stand against evil.Or one day they wake up to find that evil has taken over because silence allows it. In this case, these communities have had incredible amounts of taxpayer money dumped into to making it a better place to live and raise a family. But what happens to the new furnished homes, the free lunches, breakfasts and snacks? Why what is handed to them never enough and is treated with resentment instead of being appreciated? Why do so many continue to claim being victimized. It is interesting to note that many of these riots are in cities where the leaders are black and often the police chiefs are too. Where are the community men walking a beat around the neighborhood? It's to a point that where it seems all the nice new things given freely are quickly trashed, Where are the men of these communities? Where are the religious leaders? Why is it that the culture appears to tear down instead of build up? Why do the stores in those communities charge more than the stores across town? Could it be that it costs far more to do business in those communities - the insurance is more expensive because of the high crime rate, security costs more - same reason - shoplifting adds to the cost, it just goes on and on. But it doesn't have to. But they have to care first and care enough that they stand up against the evil. If they do they will find would soon find others who will stand with them. Their home, they have to care enough to do the work instead of expecting others to do it for them. No tears but prayers.
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